Externalities and Public Goods

University of Wisconsin-Stout Honors Econ 215 – Spring 2017 Ferguson   Problem Set #5 Externalities and Public Goods (The last one! ) Due May 1st at the start of class   1. Externalities: a. Think of an example of a market with positive externalities that isn’t one of the ones we talked about in class… Continue reading Externalities and Public Goods

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Production Economics and Decisions

“Production Economics and Decisions” Please respond to the following:   From the scenario for Katrina’s Candies, determine the relevant costs for the expansion decision, and distinguish between the short run and the long run costs. Recommend the key decision-making criteria that Katrina’s Candies should use for expansion decisions in the short run and in the long… Continue reading Production Economics and Decisions

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Managerial Economics And Globalization

Assignment 1: Demand Estimation Imagine that you work for the maker of a leading brand of low-calorie, frozen microwavable food that estimates the following demand equation for its product using data from 26 supermarkets around the country for the month of April. For a refresher on independent and dependent variables, please go to Sophia’s Website… Continue reading Managerial Economics And Globalization

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Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy

Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy Module 10: Strategic Alliances: Part I Module Introduction Readings Required Chapter 7 in Global Strategy Gupta, A. (2013). Strategic alliance: International business strategy (https://csuglobal.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://search­ebscohost­ com.csuglobal.idm.oclc.org/login.aspx? direct=true&db=buh&AN=92741860&site=ehost­live). Asia Pacific Journal of Research in Business Management, 4(7), 1. Recommended Gammelgaard, J., Kumar, R., & Worm, V. (2013). Culture­led discrepancies and negotiating conflicts in strategic outsourcing alliances (https://csuglobal.idm.oclc.org/login? url=https://search­ebscohost­com.csuglobal.idm.oclc.org/login.aspx? direct=true&db=bth&AN=89806134&site=ehost­live). Thunderbird International Business Review, 55(5), 563­578. doi:10.1002/tie.21570 For Your Success Strategic alliances are a fool­proof method for entering the global market… or, are they? While strategic alliances and partnerships lower risks and help companies work in unfamiliar cultures and locations, they demand that the partners fully resource the endeavor and create a plan for moving forward together. For this week, you will review a case involving the Russian oil industry and examine the reasons why a company may choose a strategic alliance to enter this specific market. Think about the various political and economic factors at play and how they affect the risk calculations on the part of the oil companies. There will also be a Live Session this week. Your faculty will provide further details. Learning Outcomes   https://csuglobal.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://search-ebscohost-com.csuglobal.idm.oclc.org/login.aspx?direct=true&db=buh&AN=92741860&site=ehost-live https://csuglobal.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://search-ebscohost-com.csuglobal.idm.oclc.org/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=89806134&site=ehost-live   Learning Outcomes 1.  Explain why a firm may want to enter an alliance with a foreign firm. 2.  Differentiate cooperation from competition and explain the benefits of each. 3.  Describe the strategic rationale of cooperating at different points in the business process. Get Professional Assignment Help Cheaply Are you busy and do not have time to handle your assignment?… Continue reading Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy

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Differentiating Between Market Structures

For this assignment, you will choose from the following options: o Option 1: Differentiating Between Market Structures in Kudler o Option 2: Differentiating Between Market Structures in an Organization of Your Choice Read the instructions in the University of Phoenix Material: Differentiating Between Market Structures located on the student website and select one option to… Continue reading Differentiating Between Market Structures

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Long-Term Investment Decisions

Long-Term Investment Decisions Assume that the low-calorie frozen, microwavable food company from Assignments 1 and 2 wants to expand and has to make some long-term capital budgeting decisions. The company is currently facing increases in the costs of major ingredients. Use the Internet research government policies and regulation. Write a six to eight (6-8) page… Continue reading Long-Term Investment Decisions

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Long-Term Investment and Cost-Benefit Analysis

“Long-Term Investment and Cost-Benefit Analysis” Please respond to the following: From the scenario for Katrina’s Candies, suggest one (1) method in which Herb could use a cost-benefit analysis to argue for or against an expansion. Create three (3) optimal decision rules for Katrina’s Candies (e.g., whether to hire more staff or hire temporary workers to meet… Continue reading Long-Term Investment and Cost-Benefit Analysis

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