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Trade Liberalization

Environmentalists argue that trade liberalization harms the environment. The decisions of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in particular have been the subject of much criticism. 1. Trade liberalization conflicts with morally-conscious environmental policies. Note: I am "for" this statement. So the argument is to ba

Global Economics with Monopolies and Oligopolies

1. Select a company that uses (or has used) dynamic pricing.Briefly explain how the company uses dynamic pricing. Discuss the benefits and drawbacks of dynamic pricing for that particular company. Conclude with a summary of your findings. You have been contracted by a competitor of SBC to conduct some background research o

NAFTA and environmental regulations

The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is a trade agreement between the United States, Canada, and Mexico whose purpose is to eliminate tariffs between the countries and promote all aspects of international trade. There are many arguments for and against the treaty. One of the arguments against centers on the fact th

The SBC/Ameritech merger

Conduct some background research on SBC. Specifically. Research, compare, and explain the similarities and differences of the breakup of the AT&T/Bell System antitrust problems that occurred in the 1980s to the recently similar problems with SBC/Ameritech.

Regulations by the government

Since Gov't imposes regulations on businesses for such things as safety regulations for workers, pollution controls on the amt of emissions, and requirements on access for workers with disabilities how might you answer the following questions? 1.How might these regulations be thought of as being a negative technological chang

U.S. Anti-Trust Laws

Do the U.S. anti-trust laws limit U.S. participation in foreign markets? I know that they are more strict. I understand that the laws against monopolies eliminates economies of scale and scope. Do other countries have problems with our restrictive trade laws? Besides the Ministry of Finance and the keiretsu, are there other

Economics discussion questions

1. of the six roles of government listed: a) Providing a stable institutional framework; b) Promote effective and workable competition; c) Correct for externalities; d) Ensure for economic stability and growth; e) Provide for public goods; f) Adjust for undesired market results. Which do you believe is the most controversial?

Rent Controls

Some 200 American cities have rent controls designed to protect residents from high housing prices. When city governments back the price of rental housing below the equilibrium price level, the amount of housing demanded by consumers exceeds the amount that landlords are willing to make available. Answer the following questions:

35 Multiple Choice questions: competitive industry, complementary inputs, marginal revenue product, Conglomerate mergers, Vertical integration, market failure problems in private markets, marginal cost, skilled workers, demand for labor, public good, Marginal resource cost, marginal revenue product, price elasticity of demand for an input, antitrust law,

1. In a competitive industry, suppose the marginal revenue product (MRP) of the last doughnut baker hired is $35, the MRP of the last bagel baker hired is $15, and a bakery must pay doughnut bakers $40 a day and bagel bakers $10 per day. To maximize profits the bakery should hire: A) more doughnut bakers and less bagel bakers

Econmic analysis

Briefly consider the ways in which governments might influence the market for new cars?

What is the proper way to write a white paper

Not understandning quite what is expected: You are laying the groundwork for Acme's deployment of key lead operations managers and top level personnel to international manufacturing plants. As such, one expectation the company has for you is that you will research and write relevant economic white papers for the pre-orientation