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# Uncertainty

### Overview of changes that took place in the Southern economy

I need an elaboration on the overview of the ante-bellum southern economy, in reference to the movie "Gone with the Wind". I need ideas on the changes that took place in the southern economy during the civil war as well what the post-Civil War south was like.

### If You Were Given \$100,000 as a Gift

If you were given \$100,000 as a gift and "as a condition for accepting the gift" you have to invest all of the money in securities (stocks, bonds, or mutual funds), what two factors (there are many, select two) would you consider in determining where you would invest your \$100,000 gift? Explain why you would consider the fac

### Capital budget analysis

Do you account for the risk in setting different NPV requirements, of in the certainty of the cash flow itself?

### distributing marketable pesticide permits

Suppose that the governmental wished to decrease the use of a pesticide that is leaking into water supplies in a watershed by 60% from current use levels. Discuss the advantages and/or disadvantages of distributing marketable pesticide permits to each farm operating in the watershed equal to 40% of its current level of use o

### Explain the sources of power

Explain the sources of power that the CEO of a large company typically has at her/his disposal.

### Problem Set

Chapter 6: Practice Problems 10, 19 10. Stock Values. Integrated Potato Chips paid a \$1 per share dividend yesterday. You expect the dividend to grow steadily at a rate of 4 percent per year. a. What is the expected dividend in each of the next 3 years? b. If the discount rate for the stock is 12 percent, at what price

### Principal Causes of Inflation

What are the causes of inflation? Discuss how they contribute to inflation of prices.

### CoffeeTime is considering selling juices along with its other products.

CoffeeTime is considering selling juices along with its other products. States of Nature High Sales Med. Sales Low Sales A(0.2) B(0.5) C(0.3) A1 (sell juices) 3000 2000 -6000 A2 (don't sell juices) 0 0 0 The probabilities shown above represent the states of nature and the decision maker's (e.g., manager) degre

### Economic Demographic Data Collection

Three years ago the CEO of a large firm instituted a plan that encourages division managers to share information obtained about the demographic characteristics of those who purchase the firm's final product. Since the plan was implemented, however, the CEO has noticed that less information is available than ever. Why do you thin

### Probability distribution questions

I need to know if I have correctly answered the following questions. If not please explain why: Our book is Managerial Economics 8th edition. 1. A probability distribution: ANSWER B a. is a way of dealing with uncertainty b. lists all possible outcomes & the corresponding probabilities of occurrence c. shows only the