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    Colin Dale

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    • BA, University of Waterloo, 1994
    • MA, University of Phoenix Online, 2006
    • Ed.D, University of Phoenix Online, IP


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    Everything You Need to Know About Economic Decision Making

    This book is aimed at students of introductory Microeconomics courses. By following the detailed solutions to the sample problems, you will learn how to solve the most common math-based questions on Microeconomics assignments and tests. Focusing on the economic decisions that firms make, the book sh READ MORE »

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    Existing Goods or Services Business Proposal

    Select an existing good or service from the Will Bury's Price Elasticity, Incremental Costs, or Thomas Money Service Inc. scenarios, or select an existing business with which you are familiar.

    Please provide help on writing a business proposal to improve an existing good or service for the chose READ MORE »

    Economics / Economic Development / Supply and Demand » 404377

    Cost-Benefit Analysis

    1. Pricing ATM Machines:

    A bank in a medium-sized Midwestern city, Firm X, currently charges $1 per transaction at its ATMs. To determine whether to raise price, the bank managers experimented with a number of higher prices (in 25 cent increments) at selected ATMs:

    Fee # of Transactions
    $2 READ MORE »

    Economics / Cost-Benefit Analysis » 424940

    Substitution effect & income effect (with graphs)

    Managers are very interested in how a consumer makes a choice among alternatives. In this exercise, we ask you to consider the amount of money you spend purchasing gasoline to operate your automobile for a month and any alternatives available to you assuming your net income available to make those p READ MORE »

    Economics / Finance / Personal Finance & Savings » 412125

    Economics review questions

    Do the firms in an oligopoly act independently or interdependently? Explain your answer.

    A monopolistically competitive firm has the following demand and cost structure in the short run:

    OutPut Price FC VC TC TR Profit/Loss

    0 $90 READ MORE »

    Economics / Microeconomics / Demand & Supply » 450716

    Five case studies in optimization theory

    Using optimization theory, analyze the following quotations:
    a. The optimal number of traffic deaths in the United States is zero.
    b. Any pollution is too much pollution.
    c. We cannot pull U.S. troops out of Iraq. We have committed so much already.
    d. If Congress cuts out the NASA space stati READ MORE »

    Economics / Finance / Personal Finance & Savings » 420819
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