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Production Possibility Curve for Time

Draw a production possibilities curve for time. On one axis put sleep time and on the other put awake time. You have 24 hours available in a given day. Indicate the combination that describes your allocation today. Also indicate a combination that is unavailable for anyone. Make sure you use excel for the graph.

Capital stock per effective worker-output

Suppose an economy's production function is Y = K1/2 x [AN]1/2 and that the savings rate, s, is equal to 20%, the depreciation rate, δ, is equal to 8%, the number of workers grows at 1.5% and the rate of technological progress is 5% per year, then find the steady-state values of 1) capital stock per effective worker, 2) out

Production and Cost

You've been hired by an unprofitable firm to determine whether it should shut down its unprofitable operation. The firm currently uses 70,000 workers to produce 300,000 units of output per day. The daily wage (per worker) is $100, and the price of the firm's output is $30. The cost of other variable inputs is $500,000 per day.

Shifts in the PPF

I help in answering this question. Please provide diagrams along with explanations. Shifts in the PPF. Terrorist attacks foster instability and may affect productivity over the short and long term. Do you think that the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon affected short or long t

production possibility frontier .

Atlantis is a small, isolated island in the South Atlantic. The inhabitants grow potatoes and catch fresh fish. The accompanying table shows the maximum annual output combinations of potatoes and fish that can be produced. Obviously, given their limited resources and available technology, as they use more of their resources

Microeconomics 5 Questions

1. Country A is a country that produces a variety of goods and services. Considering the policies/events listed below, how might country's A production possibilities frontier change (ie shift out or in)? a. The government deregulates industries. b. The government increases military spending.

cost externality

Which of the following is not an example of a cost externality? a) the dumping of industrial waste into a lake b) unsightly billboards c) a neighbor that blasts his stereo system d) the building of a new type of jet fighter bomber e) all of the above

Production Possibility: War and Civilian Goods

Use the following production possibility tables (see attachment) for war goods and civilian goods. If the economy is at the point C, what is the cost of one more automobile? What is the cost of one more missile?

Inventory Management Problem

Please help answer the following microeconomics questions. What are the financial manager's primary goals with regard to inventory management? How does this goal compare with the inventory goals of production and marketing?

CVP and Breakeven

Goal: Create an Excel spreadsheet to perform CVP analysis and show the relationship between price, costs, and break-even points in terms of units and dollars. Use the results to answer questions about your findings. Scenario: Phonetronix is a small manufacturer of telephone and communications devices. Recently, company manag

Average Fixed Cost

Answers the question: Describe the relationships among average fixed costs, average variable costs, average total costs, and marginal costs. It is ok for each team to provide an example graph. Finally, describe the shut down point and when a firm might find it necessary to temporarily shut down operations.

Production Exercise

Please see attached file. Find TC, AFC, AVC, ATC, and MC for the following table. Also, graph the TC curve on one graph and graph AFC, AVC, ATC and MC on another graph. UNITS FC VC TC MC AFC AVC ATC 0 50 0 1 50 90 2 50 120 3 50 165 4 50 220 5 50 290 1. What does the marginal cost curv

Marketing

Marketing Management Exercise MKT500 Marketing Management This is an exercise based on the business scenario provided below and you need to understand it thoroughly. NeuTech is planning to market disposable devices made from plastic materials in 6 months. This new product line of devices can be used t

Research a global or regional trade association on the Internet.

Research a global or regional trade association on the Internet. 750 words Write a 5 paragraph introduction detailing the purposes and activities of the organization. Consider whether there are any groups opposed to them and why. Your Introduction should take a stand supporting or criticizing them, giving your reason.

Optimal output

FlicroSoft, a monopoly, is considering selling several units of a homogeneous product as a single package. A typical consumer's demand for the product is given by Qd = 50 - 0.25P, and the marginal cost of production is $120. a. Determine the optimal number of units to put in a package. b. How much should the firm charge for t

Opportunity Cost Scenario

We are given a scenario and we must write a report with the following information: o Identify alternative solutions to meet the end-state goals o Analyze and evaluate the alternatives that you identified o Perform risk analysis to identify potential risks and negative consequences of the alternative solutions o Make a reco

Calculating MC, AVC, ATC and Output of the Firm

Suppose that a firm is currently employing 20 workers, the only variable input, at a wage rate of $60. The average product of labor is 30, the last worker added 12 units to total output, and total fixed cost is $3,600. a) What is marginal cost? b) What is average variable cost? c) How much output is being produced? d

ClearHear Scenario

Based on the attachment, answer 4 questions: 1) What alternative solutions are needed to meet the end-state goals? 2)How would you analyze and evaluate those alternative solutions? 3)How would you identify risk analysis to identify potential risks and negative consequences of the alternative solutions? 4)Which one is the bes

Total, average, and marginal product curves

Please help with the following problem. a. Given the following chart and information fill in the missing values. Please write on a separate sheet. Note that r = $50 and w = $100. Use a price of $5.50. (see attached file for chart) b. Which input is variable? Fixed? How do you know? c. How many of the variable input

Model of Short-Run Cost Functions

Please help write a small research paper (critique) about 3 pages double spaces where the main focus is a Cost Functions (Model of Short-Run Cost Functions) in the paper include some examples: reference to calculate total fixed cost (TFC), total variable cost (TVC), total cost (TC), average fixed cost (AFC), average variable cos

Production Function

Use the following information on a hypothetical short-run production function to answer questions a-d. Units of Labor/Day 5 6 7 8 9 Units of Output/Day 120 140 155 165 168 The price of labor is $20 per day. Ten units of capital are used each day, regardless of output level. The price of capital is $50 per unit. a. Ca

Marginal costs

Do profit maximizing managers really decide the exact quantity to produce (based on the principle that they would continue to produce as long as marginal revenue exceeds marginal cost) or do they make decisions to accept or reject opportunities to produce additional products for a customer order? If they make decisions on whethe

Profit outcome

A firm is making production plans for next quarter, but the manager does not know what the price of the product will be next month. She believes there is a 30 percent chance price will be $500 and a 70 percent chance price will be $750. The four possible profit outcomes are: Profit (loss) when price

Upgrading manufacturing facilities

Please help with the following problem regarding upgrading manufacturing facilities. You are considering upgrading some manufacturing facilities by purchasing one of three different machines, each with the same production capacity. Machine a costs $30,000, has a life of 40 years, annual maintenance costs of $1500, and salvag

Break even analysis and production

There is a fixed cost of $50,000 to start a production process. Once the process has begun, the variable cost per unit is $25. The revenue per unit is projected to be $45. Find the break-even point.