Suppose that US prices rise 4 percent over the next year while prices in Mexico rise 6%. According to the purchasing power parity theory of exchange rates, what should happen to the exchange rate between the dollar and the peso?
January 19, 2018
In natural monopoly, AC continuously declines due to economies in distribution or in production, which tends to found in industries which face increasing returns to scale. If price were set equal to marginal cost, then:
January 19, 2018

Analyze the characteristics that make any transaction possible and justify the importance of each of the characteristics.Evaluate the role institutions play in transactions and discuss the likely economic impact if institutions did not exist.

ECO 550 Entire Course Managerial Economics and Globalization

ECO 550 DQ 1: Managerial Economic Decision Making

From the e-Activity, assess how business leaders use managerial economics to make business decisions indicating how profits may be impacted. Analyze the principal-agent problem to determine how the relationship could be less adversarial.

ECO 550 DQ 2: Fundamental Economic Concepts

Pick a recently released good or service. Then, determine the factors that must be evaluated regarding the product’s supply and demand. Analyze how these factors impact the decision to supply the product indicating the significance of each in the decision-making process.

ECO 550 DQ 3

From the e-Activity, explain the most important information you would require on which to base sound economic judgments. Explain your rationale. Assess the various forms of organizing and processing information to determine which is the most difficult to get correct. Explain your rationale

ECO 550 DQ 4

Analyze the characteristics that make any transaction possible and justify the importance of each of the characteristics.Evaluate the role institutions play in transactions and discuss the likely economic impact if institutions did not exist.

ECO 550Chapter 1 (Ex.2, 3, 4) and Chapter 2 (Ex.1, 5, 6)

ECO 550 Chapter Questions

ECO 550 WEEK 2

DQ 1 : Demand Analysis

From the e-Activity, if you were a manager in a tobacco company, analyze the elasticity of demand for tobacco products.

DQ 2 : Estimating Demand

Provide an example when it would be appropriate to conduct a time-series or cross sectional data. Discuss the potential problems that may arise with your example and identify strategies for minimizing the impact of the potential problems.

DQ 3

Analyze how markets work and make recommendations for or against any form of price control. Explain your rationale

DQ 4

Evaluate the impact of globalization on domestic governance. Identify and explicate at least three significant factors requiring domestic changes.

Chapter 1 and 2 Quiz 1

Chapter Questions

Week 2, Quiz 1 (Set 1)

Week 2, Quiz 1 (Set 2)

ECO 550 WEEK 3

DQ 1: Business and Economic Forecasting

From the e-Activity, develop a regression equation using the data you collected from your research. Use the regression equation to focus the demand for the product you chose for the next three periods.

DQ 2: Managing in the Global Economy

Evaluate the relationship between the European Euro crisis in 2012 and the American economy. Assess how this affects American businesses and decisions made by mangers related to sustainable profitability.

DQ 3

From the e-Activity, discuss how the company you selected should increase its competitive stance in the marketplace. Provide specific examples to support your response.

DQ 4

Imagine monopolizing a service or product of your choice. Discuss how you would go about setting prices for your product or service.Select a non-monopolized product or service with which you are familiar and determine how the consumption of that product or service would differ if it were controlled by a monopoly.

Assignment 1 – Demand Estimation (Two Equations)

QD = – 5200 GÇô 42P + 20C + 5.2(I) + 0.20(A) + 0.25(M)QD = – 5200 – 42P + 20C + 5.2(I) + 0.20(A) + 0.25(M)

QD = 20,000 – 10P + 1500A + 5PX + 10 I)

Qd = – 5200 – 42P + 20PX + 5.2I + .20A + .25M)

Qd = – 5200 – 42P + 20PX + 5.2I + .20A + .25M)

QD = 20,000 – 10P + 1500A + 5PX + 10 I)

Chapter 3 and 4 Quiz 2

Chapter 5 and 6

WEEK 4

DQ 1: Production Economics

From the e-Activity, determine the environmental variable most likely to affect the short-run production over the next 12 months. Determine what managers can do to prepare for the possible change in short-run production. Pick a real or fictitious business.

DQ 2: Cost Analysis

Pick a good or service. Distinguish between the short-run and the long-run production and cost function for that good or service. Discuss how price plays a role in short-run and the long-run decisions and how managers are likely to respond in each case.

DQ 3: Describe an oligopoly company and explain what makes it so.

An Oligopoly company is a company with a market dominated by a small number of participants who are able to collectively exert control over supply and market prices.

DQ 4

Discuss a scenario where price fixing is beneficial to all parties involved

Chapter 5 and 6, Quiz 3

Chapter 7 and 8

WEEK 5

DQ 1: Applications of Cost Theory

Imagine you are a manager of a chemical company. An accident has occurred in which chemicals leaked into the ground water nearby, the community is unaware. Assess the costs involved in cleaning up the water immediately (confessing) versus hiding the fact and possibly paying more in the future.

DQ 2: Prices, Output and Strategy

Pick a good or service you are familiar. Speculate how the price for that good or service may have been set and how well this price maximizes profit for the company and determine what shifts the company should made in its pricing strategy.

DQ 3

From the e-Activity, explicate the five competitive forces that shape strategy. Then, determine which of the five competitive forces has the most significant impact on strategy in general.

DQ 4

With the same small business from the first discussion in mind, describe the best possible merger or agreement to grow your company and maximize profits.

Chapter 9 and 10

Chapter 8 Questions

Midterm Exam

WEEK 6

DQ 1: Monopolies

From the first e-Activity, imagine this company acting as a monopoly was to have a new competitor arrive in the marketplace. Assess how the monopoly would likely change its pricing strategy to compensate for the new competition.

DQ 2 : Oligopoly

From the second e-Activity, assess the marketing and pricing strategies, for example rebates, to determine the goal(s) of the marketing and pricing strategies for one of the companies you researched.

DQ 3: The Economics of Contracts

From the e-Activity, discuss ways that one party or the other could leverage a specific “opportunism.” Provide specific examples to support your response.Discuss a situation in which both parties entering into a contract could benefit from slightly ambiguous language contained in the contract.

DQ 4: Property and Contracts

Analyze the various ways in which property rights encourage economic development and make at least one recommendation for improving current laws. Explain your rationale.Based on the possible beneficial externalities from college education, argue for whether or not a case exists for public funding of college education.

Assignment 2: Operations Decisions (Two Equations)

QD = 20,000 – 10P + 1500A + 5PX + 10I

QD = – 5200 – 42P + 20C + 5.2(I) + 0.20(A) + 0.25(M)

Chapter 8 Quiz 4

Chapter 11 and 12

Chapter Questions

WEEK 7

DQ 1: Game Theory

Please respond to the following: • Demand for airline tickets fluctuates throughout the year, which affects the price of an airline ticket. Suggest the type of game that may be most appropriate for a specific airline to play to address the differences in demand and elasticity and the resulting impact on profitability.

DQ 2: Pricing Techniques

From the second e-Activity, propose the new target market segment for the product and its accompanying pricing strategy (for example, bundling and couponing). Provide a rational for why you feel the new target market and pricing strategy would be successful and the likely impact to the profitability of the firm.

DQ 3

Propose the new target market segment for the product and its accompanying pricing strategy (for example, bundling and couponing). Provide a rational for why you feel the new target market and pricing strategy would be successful and the likely impact to the profitability of the firm.

DQ 4

The pharmaceutical industry often has the luxury of implementing pricing strategies that appear high to consumers. Take a position on the fairness of the industry’s approach to pricing pharmaceutical products including offering an alternative strategy that may be more palatable to consumers.

Chapter 9 and 10, Quiz 5

Chapter 13 and 14

Chapter Questions

WEEK 8

DQ 1: Contracting

From the e-Activity, propose a methodology for assessing the risk in business contracts. Assess the economic impact this methodology may have for the organization.

DQ 2: Organization Form

Analyze the potential downfalls of any team effort and make at least one recommendation for minimizing risk. Provide specific examples to support your response. Evaluate the organization form that would be most efficient in minimizing the principal-agent problem.

DQ 3: Organization Form

Analyze the potential downfalls of any team effort and make at least one recommendation for minimizing risk. Provide specific examples to support your response.

DQ 4: Contracting

From the e- Activity, propose a methodology for assessing the risk in business contracts. Assess the economic impact this methodology may have for the organization.

Chapter 11 and 12, Quiz 6

Chapter 15 Problems 2, 5, 6

Chapter 13 and 14

WEEK 9

DQ 1 : Government Regulation

From the e-Activity, take a position on whether more government regulation is needed in the banking industry. Support your position with evidence or examples.

DQ 2 : Antitrust and Licensing

Imagine how managerial decisions may be easier or more difficult if there were no antitrust restrictions in the U.S. Provide an example to support your response. The IT industry is full of patents.

Assignment 3: Long Term Investment Decisions

QD = 20,000 – 10P + 1500A + 5PX + 10I

Chapter 15 and 16

Chapter 13 and 14, Quiz 7

WEEK 10

DQ 1 : Capital Investments

With the current U.S. economy in a weakened state, many companies are reluctant to implement any capital improvements or capital expenditures in fear of the economic uncertainty that exists that may negatively impact the cashflow of the organization.

DQ 2 : Cost-Benefit Analysis

Provide a cost-benefit analysis for a company which has to decide whether to hire more staff or hire temporary workers to meet production.schedules. Determine how managers would use your cost-benefit analysis to make this decision.

DQ 3: Bargaining Outcomes and Individual Preferences

Bargaining outcomes in a market-related situation are in general indeterminate and not obvious to the parties in the negotiation.

DQ 4: Public versus Private Goods

Please respond to the following: Compare the feasibility and efficiency of producing public goods by tax dollars versus producing them jointly with private funds. Support your argument with specific examples.

Assignment 4 – Automotive Production Levels

Chapter 15 and 16, Quiz 8

Chapter 17 (Problems 1, 5, 9c)

Chapter 17 Questions 9 and 12

 

"Are you looking for this answer? We can Help click Order Now"

assignment help