Restaurant Marketing Services, Inc., offers affinity card marketing and monitoring systems to fine dining establishments nationwide. Fixed costs are $600,000 per year. Sponsoring restaurants are paid $60 for each card sold, and card printing and distribution costs are $3 per card. This means that RMS's marginal costs are $63 per
You work for a drug manufacturing company that holds a patent on Hair Grow, the world most effective drug for restoring hair. Your job is to analyze the pricing and investment decisions facing the firm. Your marketing group estimates that Hair Grow has the following demand curve:
Toys unlimited LTD., must forecast sales for a popular adult computer game to avoid stockouts or excessive inventory charges during the upcoming Christmas season.
Toys unlimited LTD., must forecast sales for a popular adult computer game to avoid stockouts or excessive inventory charges during the upcoming Christmas season. In percentage terms, the estimates that game sales fall at double the rate of price increases and that they grow at triple the rate of customer traffic increases. Furt
From figure 12-5 referring to a natural monopolist, indicate: a. The best level of output, price, and profits per unit and in total for the monopolist b. The best level of output and price with a lump sum tax that would eliminate all the monopolist's profits c. The best level of output, price, and profits per unit and in tot
Answer the next question on the basis of the following information for a firm operating in an imperfectly competitive market: Output------------Price------------Total Cost ----0--------------$500---------------$250 ----1--------------$300---------------$260 ----2--------------$250---------------$290 ----3--------------$
As manager of Citywide Racquet Club, you must determine the best price to charge for locker rentals. Assume that the (marginal) cost of providing lockers is 0. The monthly demand for lockers is estimated to be: Q= 100-2P where P is the monthly rental price and Q is the number of lockers rented per month. a. What price wou
A firm uses a single plant with costs C = 160 + 16Q + .1Q2 and faces the price equation P = 96 - .4Q. a. Find the firm's profit-maximizing price and quantity. What is its profit? b. The firm's production manager claims that the firm's average cost of production is minimized at an output of 40 units. Furthermore, she claim
There are three consumers of a public good. The demands for the consumers are as follows: Consumer 1: P1 = 60 â?" Q Consumer 2: P2 = 100â?" Q Consumer 3: P3 = 140 â?" Q where Q measures the number of units of the good and P is the price in dollars. The marginal cost of the public good is $180. a) What is the economic
1. Answer the following question based on the following info. Alta Zorn Alta Zorn Year (real GDP) (real GDP) (population) (population) 1 $2.000 $150,000 200 500 2 $2,100 $152,000
1. Which of the following statements about depreciation is true? A. Depreciation is a non-cash expense, but it is important because it affects a corporation's tax liability B. Depreciation must be calculated the same way for financial reporting and tax purposes C. The choice of depreciation method has no impact on a firm's va
A truck powered by a diesel engine working at a 100% load factor is operated at a mine. If fuel consumption for this truck is 0.3 l/kW and the truck is rated at 1,200 kW what is the level of fuel consumption per hour and the cost of fuel per hour for the following conditions: a) Load factor low = 0.2 b) Load factor medium =
A manufacturer of electronics products is considering entering the telephone equipment business. It estimates that if it were to begin making wireless telephones , its short-run cost functions would be as follows: Quantity (Thousands) Average Variable Cost (AVC) Average Total Cost (ATC) Marginal Cost (
15-12A. (Break-even point) You are a hard-working analyst in the office of financial operations for a manufacturing firm that produces a single product. You have developed the following cost structure information for this company. All of it pertains to an output level of 10 million units. Using this information, find the break-e
Best Buy (B) and Circuit City (C) are competitors in the consumer electronics market. Both have relatively large margins on plasma TV's. Essentially, they have driven up the price of such TV's well above marginal costs because consumers of these TVs tend to be wealthy, and thus tend to have less time, and thus tend to be less p
If production exceeds the amount consumers want to buy at the support price, what happens to surplus? Quite simply, the government must buy the surplus at the support price.
During the Great Depression, the federal government swung into action to help farmers. In 1933, it established a system of price support for many agricultural products. Today, there are price supports for wheat, feed grains, cotton, rice, peanuts, soybeans, sorghum and other agricultural products. The nature of the support wa
Business case type -- Impose a quota to reduce pounds to import in a foreign country, would you lobby against import quota?
1.-You are the manager of the only firm worldwide that specializes in exporting fish products to Japan. Your firm competes against a handful of Japanese firms that enjoy a significant first-mover advantage. Recently, one of your Japanese customers has called to inform you that the Japanese legislature is considering imposing a q
Describe the relationship between total, average, and marginal concepts and how these measures are important to optimization analysis To illustrate the relationship it highly recommend to provide an actual example such case study for particular firm, or particular economic.
PLEASE GIVE FULL EXPLANATION 1- distinguish between short-run and long-run aggregate supply. what is the short run? what assumption is critical to the development of the short run aggregate supply curve as distinct from the long run aggregate supply curve? Explain
1a. Given the (Q) and price (P) data in the following table, calculate the related total revenue (TR), marginal revenue (MR), and average revenue (AR) figures: Q P TR MR AR 0 $10 1 9 2 8 3 7 4 6 5 5 6 4 7 3 8 2 9 1 10 0 b. Graph this data using "dollars" on the verti
Allied Box offers mail-order storage containers for fine china producers. The company is the low-cost provider of these boxes with fixed cost of $480,000 per year, plus variable cost of $30.00 for each box. Annual demand and marginal revenue functions for the company are: P = $70 - $0.0005Q MR = dTR/dQ = $70 - $0.001Q A.- C
Philips Industries manufactures a certain product that can be sold directly to retail outlets or to the Superior Company for further processing and eventual sale as a completely different product. The demand function for each of these markets is Retail Outlets: P1 = 60 -2Q1 Superior Company: P2 = 40 -Q2 where P1
Exotic Metals, Inc., a leading manufacturer of beryllium, which is used in many electronic products, estimates the following demand schedule for its product: Price ($/Pound) Quantity (Pounds/Period) $25 0 18 1,000 16 2,000 14 3,000 12 4,000 10 5,000 8 6,000 6 7,000 4 8,000 2 9,000 Fixed costs of manufacturin
Read this article about writing Letters to the Editor: http://www.lexicon.net/~lis01101/Pages/WRIT_LET.HTM You can also google "how to write a letter to the editor" if you like. Look in a newspaper (online or live). Find an article that raises a point on which you feel strongly. Please do not choose topics related to
This is a small country case. Using graphs, explain the economic impacts of a tariff on a nation's welfare, and show how a tariff would affect the current equilibrium price and quantity and import levels within a market that happens to be importing the good already but still has a certain amount of domestic production occurring.
Use the hypothetical date in Table III to respond to the questions that follow. Table III: Relative Importance in the Basket of Goods and Services, 1995-2000. CATEGORY QO Po P1 PoQo P1Qo Food 16 50
Campbell's sells used trailers, U, and new trailers, N. Its profits are given by Õ = 100N + 68U - 5N2 - 5U2 - 2NU. Campbell's maximum profit is a. $455. b. $588. c. $620. d. $495. e. $640. Total profit is maximized when a. marginal profit equals average profit. b. marginal profit equals zero. c. average profit eq
James Pizzo is president of a firm that is the price leader in the industry; that is, it sets the price and the other firms sell all they want at that price. In other words, the other firms act as perfect competitors. The demand curve for the industry's product is P = 300 - Q, where P is the price of the product and Q is the tot
Table: Nominal Versus Real GDP Year Coffee (Cups) Milk (Gallons) GDP (nominal, real) 2002 (base year expenditure) Price $1.00 Quantity 10 Price $2.00 Quantity 20 2003 (Case 1 expenditure) Price $1.50 Quantity 10 Price $4.00 Quantity 20 2003 (Case 2 expenditure) Price $1.00 Quantity 15 Price $2.00 Quantity 40
NOTE: It is expected that this problem will be completed using an Excel spreadsheet using formulas. Please see the Excel Tutorial that is available under the course home tab. The new president of the Wernecke Company was stumped. Why had profits gone down? He had directed the sales department to push the product with the hi
Leverage and Capital Structure - chapter 12 Calculation of Share Value Estimates Associated with Alternative capital Structures Capital Structure Expected Estimated Estimated Debt Ratio EPS Required Return Share Value 0% $1.75 11.40% 10 1.90 11.80% 20 2.25 12.50% 30 2.55 13.25% 40 3.18 18.00%