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Economic Equilibrium Policy Questions

Problem sets/policy questions. 19. Suppose that the economy starts at equilibrium and the mpc = 0.8. What would be the effect of a 500 increase in taxes once all the rounds of the multiplier process are complete? 20. Assume the government cuts its purchases by $150 billion. As a result, the budget deficit is reduced by $40 b

Micro question...Please help!!!

If we believe that the laws of supply and demand always hold, why is it that the "popular" gifts for the holidays always sell out early? Doesn't the quantity supplied always equal the quantity demanded? a. Pick an item that is for sale b. Describe the market c. Does quantity supplied equal quantity demanded most of the

Supply: Production, Costs, and Profits

Microeconomics is the study of economics at the individual or micro level. One of the most well known microeconomic models is the production possibilities frontier, which is the maximum combination of output that an economy can produce given resources and technology. For this SLP, we will focus on the production of a country oth

Supply: Production, Costs, and Profits

Can you assist with question below? Blinder, A.S. "Free Trade." Library of Economics and Liberty. Retrieved November 17, 2009 from: Chang, H (2007) "Protecting the Global Poor." Prospect Magazine. Retrieved November 17, 2009 from:


Based on scientific nutritional studies in most countries, income of $1 a day does not provide sufficient food, shelter and clothing to live. Under these conditions the medical risk of death is high. This statement is: a normative statement. a subjective statement. an art-of-economics statement. an obje

Please perform problems in QM for Windows: Chapter 4 (Linear Programming: Modeling Examples) In QM for Windows Problems 11, 16, 24, and 37 (include both model formulation and computer solution) 11. The Pyrotec Company produces three electrical products- clocks, radios, and toasters. These products have the following requirements... 16. The Hickory Cabinet and Furniture Company produces sofas, tables, and chairs at its plant in Greensboro, North Carolina. The plant uses three main resources to make furniture-wood, upholstery, and labor. The resources requirements for each piece of furniture and the total resources available week are as follows... 24. Brooks City has three consolidated high schools, each with a capacity of 1,200 students. The school board has partitioned the city into five busing districts-north, south, east, west, and central-each with different high school student populations. The three schools are located in the central, west, and south districts. Some students must be bused outside their districts, and the school board wants to minimize the total bus distance traveled by these students. The average distances from each district to the three schools and the total student population in each district are as follows... 37. Green Valley Mills produces carpet at plants in St. Louis and Richmond. The plants ship the carpet to two outlets in Chicago and Atlanta. The cost per ton of shipping carpet from each of the two plants to the two warehouses is as follows... (Please see the attachment)

Linear Programming: Modeling Examples) In QM for Windows . Please see the attachment.

Micro and Macroeconomics help

Homework Practice Questions: Microeconomics/Macroeconomics The following questions are for homework practice only. They are to be answered in detail, so it can be used for practice and future reference. 1. Suppose you are hired to manage a small manufacturing facility that produces Widgets. (a.) You know from data collec

Aggregate demand / aggregate supply

Please help me to solve I am having difficult understanding some of them. For each of the following state whether you would draw an aggregate demand or aggregate supply diagram and predict what shift each situation would in the AS or AD curve and why so. Assume full employment at the starting point in each case. a.

Managerial Economics Game Theory (In words Documents)

Question 1 Alice and Bob are at a strange auction. The item up for auction is $ 20. The rules are that no one can bid twice in a row and that the highest bidder gets the $ 20. Also, and this is very strange, the highest bidder and the next highest bidder have to pay their bids. For example, if Bob bids $ 5, Alice bids $ 6,

Telephone industry and AT&T

I need the following questions answered about integrating ideas from the telephone industry specifically about AT & T. Analyze from both the Demand curve and Supply curve perspectives. Try to include a discussion of elasticity and the demand curve as well as type of market. Make sure you also include some history etc. Speci

Determining Maximum and Minimum Prices: Example Problem

Pleas help with: a, b, and c. Thank You! The general demand and supply functions for good A are estimated to be, respectively: Qd = 52.50 - 2.0P + 0.015M + 7.0PR Qs = -500.0 + 8.0P Where: Qd is quantity demanded per month, Qs is quantity supplied per month, P is price of good A,M is average househo

Market Structure for Starbucks

1) Using Starbucks as the organization, please help identify the market structure of the organization. Evaluate the effectiveness of this structure for the organization. 2) Using Starbucks as the organization, please summarize the factors that affect labor supply and demand.

Examine food prices in the United States

Assume initially that the demand supply for premium coffees (one-pound bags) are in equilibrium. Now assume Starbucks introduces the world premium blends, demand rises substantially. Describe what will happen in this market as it moves to a new equilibrium. If a hard freeze eliminates Brazil's premium coffee crop, what will hap

supply/demand graphs

Use supply/demand graphs to analyze shifts in supply and demand and the resulting changes in market equilibrium in the situation below. Suppose QD= 60 - 50PC QS= -66 + 90PC a. Graph the supply and demand curves.

Economics case study

Please share your thoughts on the Monsanto (you could refer to the specific questions as stated in the case). It would help if you were to update the case with more current information on Monsanto (for example, by going to Please see attachment of case study and answer questions including the one above.

Positive Analysis and Supply-and-Demand Graph

3. [Positive analysis] As we all know, at present it is illegal for parents who want to adopt a child to pay the birth mother for, or to offer to pay for, the babies they adopt. (Adoption agencies do charge for their services, of course.) Use economic theory to analyze the (potential) market for adoptive babies and answer this:

Air Travel: Rising Jet Fuel Prices

Rising jet fuel prices recently led most major U.S. airlines to raise fares by approximately 15 percent. Explain how this substantial increase in airfares would affect the following: 1. The demand for air travel. 2. The demand for hotels. 3. The demand for rental cars. 4. The supply of overnight mail.

Unemployment rate .

. Use the following to answer questions a. and b.: All figures are in billions of dollars: a. What is the GPD? b. What is the NDP? 2. Use the IS curve below for Questions a. and b.: a. At what point (1, 2, 3, 4 or 5) will the economy be located if aggregate output is below the level of planned spending and, if a


On the night before the firm announces the expansion plan at a press conference, you are sitting in your home office reflecting on what you have learned about the process over the last several weeks. Articulate how macro- and microeconomics come into play in the context of firm decision-making in a global business. Some quest

Evaluating a Company as a Price Taker: Example Problem

Please see attached table a) From the information in the table you will need to determine whether the firm is a price taker or a price maker. Which one is it? briefly explain why? b) Use the information from the table to draw a graph that shows the demand for labor by this firm. Be sure to label the profit maximizing qua

Perfect Competition and Other Economic Concepts

Answer all questions in a full and complete manner, providing examples as necessary to fully articulate your view. 1) If the perfect competitor is losing money in the short run, what happens in the market to drive up the price? 2) How does the demand curve faced by the monopolist differ from that conforting the perfect com

Exchange rate / foreign currency

Hi there: thanks for help and graphs with this question! __________________ In this question, assume that the euro zone is the home "country" and the United States is the foreign country, which means that the exchange rate e, which has the dimensions of local currency per unit of foreign currency, is in units of euros per d

Interpret the Components of the Mathematical Equations

Interpret the components of the mathematical equations that describe the linear programming problem for each of the following: 1. The double-subscripted notation for the objective function for transportation costs (Town B): 3x11+ 2x12 + 7x13 + 6x14 2. The double-subscripted notation for the supply constraint at Town B: x11 +

Effects of Import quota on supply and price of domestic sugar

The domestic demand and supply for sugar are Qd = 40,000 - 200 P and QSD = 10,000 + 300 P. The foreign supply is QSF = 20,000 + 100 P. What is the total supply of sugar in the domestic market? What is the domestic market price of sugar? Suppose an import quota of 5,000 is imposed in the domestic market. What will be the new mark

Demand and Supply

The domestic demand and supply for sugar are Qd = 40,000 - 200 P and QSD = 10,000 + 300 P. The foreign supply is QSF = 20,000 + 100 P. What is the total supply of sugar in the domestic market? What is the domestic market price of sugar? Suppose an import quota of 5,000 is imposed in the domestic market. What will be the new mark

Price Ceiling: Supply and Demand

See the attached file. I either need to see the supply and demand graphs that will solve this, or I need to understand this solution or process enough to be able to create corresponding supply & demand graphs. Here's the problem: The government wants to increase the affordability of apartments (all of which are the same

Analyze Article

Select an article in a newspaper or magazine that discusses a US government policy on goods or services. Analyze the situation: Summarize the article using at least three economic terms and theories covered in class. Identify the impact of the policy on Demand or Supply of the good(s) or service(s). Discuss the change(s).