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Movie Theater Price Discrimination

You run a chain of movie theaters, so you commission a marketing study that categorizes your potential customers into 10 equal-sized groups according to what they're willing to pay for a movie, ($10,$9,$8,$7,$6,$5,$4,$3,$2,$1). It turns out that the low-value customer groups, those with values ($5,$4,$3,$2,$1), are all over 65

Analyze the current market conditions of Burger King.

In 400-500-words, analyze the current market conditions of Burger King. Address the following topics in the analysis: A. Market structure B. Impact of new companies entering the market C. Prices Please provide reference(s)so I that I could refer to it. If possible, please use references from the U.S. Thanks!

Pricing With and Without Price Discrimination

See the attached file. Indoor Water Park caters to both locals and out-of-state visitors. The demand for day-passes to the water park for each market segment is independent of the other market segment. The marginal cost (which also equals the average variable cost) of providing service to each visitor is $5 per day. Its fixed c

Inventory Control Methods

Jim Overstreet, inventory control manager for Itex, receives wheel bearings from Wheel-Rite, a small producer of metal parts. Unfortunately, Wheel-Rite can only produce 500 wheel bearings per day. Itex receives 10,000 wheel bearings from Wheel-Rite each year. Since Itex operates 200 working days each year, its average daily dema

Hypothesis Testing - 15.18 Sixty-four students in an introductory college economics class were asked how many credits they had earned in college, and how certain they were about their choice of major. Research question: At α = .01, is the degree of certainty independent of credits earned? ... [See the attached Question File.]

15.18 Sixty-four students in an introductory college economics class were asked how many credits they had earned in college, and how certain they were about their choice of major. Research question: At α = .01, is the degree of certainty independent of credits earned? Certainty Credits Earned Very Uncertain Somewhat Cer

Second Degree Price Discrimination

"Will a monopolist's total revenue be larger with second-degree price discrimination when the batches on which it charges a uniform price are larger or smaller? Why?"

Npv

Discuss how NPV is calculated and state the decision rule.

NPV

A proposed project should be accepted if the net present value is a. positive. b. negative. c. larger than the internal rate of return. d. smaller than the internal rate of return.

Consumer Surplus Analysis

Please help me with the given microeconomics problem for an assignment: There are six potential consumers of computer games, each willing to buy only one game. Consumer 1 is willing to pay $40 for a computer game, consumer 2 is willing to pay $35, consumer 3 is willing to pay $30, consumer 4 is willing pay $25, consumer 5 is

On Thursday nights, a local restaurant has a pasta special.

On Thursday nights, a local restaurant has a pasta special. Ari likes the restaurant's pasta, and his willingness to pay for each serving is shown in the accompanying table. Quantity of pasta (Servings) Willingness to pay for pasta (per serving) 1 $10 2

Mutual interdependence means that

Mutual interdependence means that a. all firms are price takers. b. each firm sets its own price based on its anticipated reaction by its competitors. c. all firms collaborate to establish one price. d. all firms are free to enter or leave the market.

Which of the following is not true about the law of diminishing returns?

Which of the following is not true about the law of diminishing returns? a. It is a short run phenomenon. b. It refers to diminishing marginal product. c. It will have an impact on the firm's marginal cost. d. It divides Stage I and II of the production process. e. All of the above are true.

Command Process - Example

5. Which of the following is the best example of the "command" process? a. MCI-Worldcom buys Sprint. b. Striking auto workers force General Motors to shut down its factories. c. Banks raise their fees on late payments by credit card holders. d. The FCC requires local telephone companies to provide ac

Effect of Increase in Per Capita Disposable Income.

Please help with the following problems. Q= 400 - 3P + 4I + 0.6A Q=quantity demanded P=price I= per capita disposable income A= advertising expense Population is constant 1) Over the next 10 years per capita, disposable income is expected to rise by $5,000. What effect will this have on the firm's sales?

Economics

How do the payroll taxes levied on the earnings of workers affect their decisions about how much leisure they consume? When the government taxes younger people to pay benefits to older people, how does this affect the amount of assistance that younger people might voluntarily choose to offer older people? When the governme

Optimal Revenue, Price vs. Capacity Problem

On an air rout, an ailine offers two classes of service: busienss (B) and economy (E). The respective demands are given by: For B - P= 540-.5Q For E - P= 380-.25Q Because of ticketing restrictions business travelers cannot take advantage of economy's low fare. The airline operates two flights daily. Each Flight has a

Difference between market and government

In economics, the main difference between market and government stems from differences in: the majority and the minority competition and cooperation prevailing property rights

Expected Monetary Value: Leasing Versus Drilling

Please help with the following problem. One day a representative of a natural gas company comes to your home and expresses interest in obtaining the mineral rights (including natural gas) to your 1,000-acre homestead. They offer you a flat fee of $10,000 plus and additional $50,000 if they discover gas. You have the option

Microeconomics

Suppose you are a college admissions director and every year you receive 5,000 applications for admission to your school while your school only has 1,000 slots open. Your school is prestigious and has a reputation for producing some of the best and brightest college graduates on the national market. ASSUME that there is NO possi

Determine Optimal price & Marginal revenue functions

The company has the choice of selling tickets to its concerts or of selling CDs. Let P1 and Q1 be the price and quantity of concert tickets. Similarly, let P2 and Q2 be the number of CDs. The demand for Concerts is P1=100-12Q1+P2 and the demand for CDs is P2 = 50-3Q2+0.5P1. The marginal cost of selling a concert ticket is 0 and

Competitive Market vs. Monopolisitc Pricing

A FIRM IN A COMPETITIVE MARKET MODEL TENDS TO MAKE ZERO ECONOMIC PROFITS WHEN CHARGING A PROFIT MAXIMIZING PRICE AND A MONOPOLIST HAS NO LIMIT TO THE AMOUNT OF PROFITS THAT CAN BE EARNED WHEN THEY CHARGE THE PROFIT MAXIMIZING PRICE. WHY IS THAT?

Marginal & Average Cost Curve

A) If the government imposes a $1 per-unit tax, how do the marginal, average total, and average variable costs change? What if instead the government imposes a $100 per-firm tax? (ASSUME NO CHANGE IN THE AMOUNT OF SALES.) B) Why are short-run marginal cost curves expected to slope upward? C) If you know that average cost

Price Discrimination

We all know that industries price discriminate all the time. The airline industry does it everyday. For instance, two individuals seeking an economy-class seat on an airplane may pay different prices for the same class seat. QUESTION: Economically speaking, why is someone who pays more for their coach-class (economy-clas

Profit maximization

Canada Times Monthly is considering two ways of selling monthly print publication. One is to offer it on newstands at given price per issue. The second is to offer it as package of 12 issues for one annual subscription price. Research shows that the publication has 100,000 potential customers who are likely to value six of the t

Scenario assessment and regulation unregulated impact to economic model

Consider a situation where a city is considering services from one cable provider in a given area. Given the demand and total cost functions of P = 28 - 0.0008Q TC = 120,000 + 0.0006Q2 Where Q is number of cable subscribers and P price in dollars of monthly cable service. 1. How many cable subscriber