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Economics Of Production

 Costs Of Production Practice Questions 1. The main difference between the short run and the long run is that: A) firms earn zero profits in the long run. B) the long run always refers to a time period of one year or longer. C) in the short run, one or more inputs is fixed. D) in the long run, only one variable can be fixed. 2. At the level of output where marginal cost equals average variable cost: A) average total cost is decreasing. B) average variable cost is decreasing...

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THE PRODUCTION PROCESS :THE BEHAVIOR OF PROFIT-MAXIMIZING FIRMS THE BEHAVIOR OF PROFIT-MAXIMIZING FIRMS Production : The process by which inputs are combined,transformed,and turned into outputs. Firm : An organization that comes into being when a person or group of people decides to produce a good or services to made a perceived demand Three decisions that all firms must make: 1. How much output to supply 2. How to produce that output 3. How much of each input to demand a) PROFITS AND ECONOMIC...

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Factors of Production

FACTORS OF PRODUCTION In economics, factors of production are the inputs to the production process. Finished goods are the output. Input determines the quantity of output i.e. output depends upon input. Input is the starting point and output is the end point of production process and such input-output relationship is called a production function. 'Factors of production' may also refer specifically to the 'primary factors', which are stocks including land, labor (the ability to work), and capital...

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Role of consumers: - consumers: all individ.s in ec. that consume goods and services to satisfy needs and wants - consumer sovereignty: refers to the fact that patterns of consumers spending determine patterns of production. Through spending dec. consumers express their preferences. Factors influencing individual consumer choice: Income: disposable income – after tax (main determinant on consumer spending) More income, more demand for good and services But APS...

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Economics Mcq

MCQ’S ON APPLICATION OF THEORY OF PRODUCTION IN MANAGERIAL DECISION-MAKING- 1. Production efficiency: A. Occurs when consumers derive the greatest utility from the Purchase of goods and services. B. Answers the three basic economic questions of what, how, and for whom. C. Refers to least cost production technology. 2. Which of the following represent scarce productive resources? A. Land, technology, labour, organizational skills. B. Land, labour, investment, managerial...

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production function

any business organisation, achievement of efficiency in production or cost minimisation for a given production activity appear to be one of the prime concern of the managers In the manager’s effort to minimise production costs, the fundamental questions he or she faces are: (f) How can production be optimized or costs minimised? (g) What will be the beaviour of output as inputs increase? (h) How does technology help in reducing production costs? (i) How can the least-cost combination of inputs...

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Average Production

dorm and need to hire some help. The moving company has given you the following production table. Number of Workers Total Product of Labor Average Production Level (per hour) (boxes per hour) 0 0 1 20 2 46 3 66 4 80 5 85 Marginal Production Level Complete the table and determine the most efficient number of movers to hire. Explain. (Be sure to discuss average production and marginal production levels.) Does the production function in the table exhibit diminishing marginal returns? Explain what you...

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Economics of Production

Definition: In economics, production is the act of creating output, a good or service which has value and contributes to the utility of individuals.[1] The act may or may not include factors of production other than labor. Any effort directed toward the realization of a desired product or service is a "productive" effort and the performance of such act is production. The relation between the amount of inputs used in production and the resulting amount of output is called the production function. Economics...

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Economics and Difficulty

Chapter 01 - Economic conceptsChapter 01 - Economic concepts Student: ___________________________________________________________________________ 1.|Economics is a study of: A. |scarcity.|B. |production.|C. |labour resources.|D. |money.|| 2.|Opportunity cost means: A. |wasted opportunities.|B. |costs incurred in purchasing goods and services.|C. |alternatives forgone.|D. |the costs of production.|| 3.|The production possibilities frontier illustrates: A. |current production levels.|B....

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Short-Run Production and Long-Run Production

According to Sloman, (2004), production is the transformation of inputs into outputs by firms in order to earn profit. Production can be divided into two types, that is short-run production and long-run production. Production in the short-run is the production period of time over which at least one factor is fixed as production in the long-run is the production period of time long enough for all factors to be varied. As mentioned by Sloman, (2004), production in the short-run is subject to diminishing...

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