Economics

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“If excess profits are rampant in the oil business, why aren’t $1.49

“If excess profits are rampant in the oil business, why aren’t the stockholders of industry giants like Exxon Mobil, Chevron Texaco, and Royal Dutch Petroleum making huge stock-market profits?” Discuss this statement...

“In the long run, a profit-maximizing firm would never knowingly market $1.49

“In the long run, a profit-maximizing firm would never knowingly market unsafe products. However, in the short run, unsafe products can do a lot of damage.” Discuss this statement...

“Marginal cost pricing, as well as the use of incremental analysis, $1.49

“Marginal cost pricing, as well as the use of incremental analysis, is looked upon with favor by economists, especially those on the staffs of regulatory agencies. With this encouragement, regulated industries do indeed employ these rational techniq..

“Market estimates of investors’ reactions to risk cannot be measured precisely, $1.49

“Market estimates of investors’ reactions to risk cannot be measured precisely, so it is impossible to set risk-adjusted discount rates for various classes of investment with a high degree of precision.” Discuss this statement...

“One might expect firms in a monopolistically competitive market to experience $1.49

“One might expect firms in a monopolistically competitive market to experience greater swings in the price of their products over the business cycle than those in an oligopoly market. However, fluctuations in profits do not necessarily follow the sa..

“One of the least practical suggestions that economists have offered to $1.49

“One of the least practical suggestions that economists have offered to managers is that they set marginal revenues equal to marginal costs.” Discuss this statement...

“Oregon’s minimum wage increased from $4.75 in 1996 to $5.50 in $1.49

“Oregon’s minimum wage increased from $4.75 in 1996 to $5.50 in 1997, to $6 in 1998, and to $6.50 in 1999. According to a study by the Oregon Center for Public Policy, the minimum wage increases in Oregon did not harm welfare recipients’ opportunit..

“Output per worker is expected to increase by 10 percent during $1.49

“Output per worker is expected to increase by 10 percent during the next year. Therefore, wages can also increase by 10 percent with no harmful effects on employment, output prices, or employer profits.” Discuss this statement...

“Regulation is often proposed on the basis of equity considerations and $1.49

“Regulation is often proposed on the basis of equity considerations and opposed on the basis of efficiency considerations. As a result, the regulation versus deregulation controversy is not easily resolved.” Discuss this statement...

“Risky projects are accepted for investment on the basis of favorable $1.49

“Risky projects are accepted for investment on the basis of favorable expectations concerning profitability. In the post-audit process, they must not be unfairly criticized for failing to meet those expectations.” Discuss this statement...

“The decision to start your own firm and go into business $1.49

“The decision to start your own firm and go into business can be thought of as a capital budgeting decision. You only go ahead if projected returns look attractive on a personal and financial basis.” Discuss this statement...

“When I go to the grocery store, I find cents-off coupons $1.49

“When I go to the grocery store, I find cents-off coupons totally annoying. Why can’t they just cut the price and do away with the clutter?” Discuss this statement and explain why coupon promotions are an effective means of promotion for grocery re..

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