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Economics Terminology

direct relation to it. The ceteris paribus holds all prices of other goods constant. Therefore, movement along a demand curve only occurs solely in response to changes in the price of computer-chips; that is, its own price. Question 2: After an economics lecture one day, your friend suggests that taxing food would be a good way to raise revenue because the demand for food is quite inelastic. a) In what sense is taxing food is a “good” way to raise revenue? b) In what sense is it not a “good way”...

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Ib Economics Commentary 1 - Microeconomics

Commentary #1 Syllabus Section: Section 1: Microeconomics Word Count: 749 Date commentary was written: October 26, 2012 Date article was published: May 20, 2012 Rebecca Bundhun, (October 19, 2012) Cost of summer getaways hit as air ticket prices rise, The National, http://www.thenational.ae/thenationalconversation/industry-insights/tourism/cost-of-summer-getaways-hit-as-air-ticket-prices-rise The cost of an airline ticket can fluctuate tremendously based on a number of factors. The goal of...

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Segmentation of Dell

and services. In Dell, the segmentation is a backbone for them. There are two segmentation criteria in Dell; segmenting consumer market and segmenting business market. In the segmenting consumer markets, there are geographic, demographic, socio-economic, behaviour and psychographic segmentation. In Dell, the purpose to segment the consumer markets is focus to the personal users or for home users. The geographic segmentation refer to divide a market into a different geographical units such as nations...

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The development situation of household appliances market

 Assignment for Managerial Economics MGEC 514 Assignment Name: The development situation of household appliances market Assignment Number: 1 Teacher: Zhimin Tang Student Name(s): 王萍莉 Student Number(s): 0133700772 Class: 2013FT Team Number: 2 Submission Date: 2013年9月8日 The development situation of household appliances market The influence of the global financial crisis has already spread to the real economy gradually. In this depressed circumstances, the government issued some policy...

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Market Structure / Supply & Demand

through competitive pricing and customer service. Supply and Demand The concept of supply and demand is at the heart of a market economy. Prices, earnings, and the supply of goods is determined by the demand for it by consumers. Demand – In economic terms this is the amount of a product (or service) desired by consumers. Supply – The quantity of a product or service a producer is willing to make available to consumers and the price at which they want to sell that product. Demand Curve...

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The Great Recession

in my life it would have to be “The Great Recession”. The economic turmoil that started in early 2008 by the fall of Bearn Stern the 4th largest Investment Banking firm in the U.S. followed by the collapse of Leman Brothers in September of 2008 has led to the worst recession since the World War II and has been called The Great Recession. Being 31 years old and having witnessed recessions before as well as transformation of our economic system to service sector over the years from manufacturing...

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Group Project

different country. For example, in China, the competitive ability of IKEA is weaker than local brands in some small cities. Then, the threat of new entrants into the industry is lower, because of IKEA’s brand image. The current IKEA business status and economic condition is strong that could not easily overcome it for the rivals. Moreover, the brand awareness of new competitors is low, and if they want to enhance the market share in the global market, finance background should be abundant. However, if we...

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Tutorial Sheet 2

the price of gasoline to rise. 8. Two students are walking by a department store window that has on display a $400 dress. The English major declares, "I want that dress but can't afford it." The economics major replies, "No, you don't." Explain the logic of this reply. 9. A question on an economics exam asks, "What happens in the market for jelly when the price of peanut butter increases?" Allison, an excellent student, shows the demand for jelly increasing. Is she necessarily wrong? Why or why...

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Explain the difference between operational effectiveness and strategy

the long term. Strategic positions emerge from three distinct sources, which are not mutually exclusive and often overlap. First, positioning can be based n producing a subset of an industry’s products or services. Variety-based positioning makes economic sense when a company can best produce particular products or services using distinctive set of activities. A second basis for positioning is that of serving most or all the needs of a particular group of customer. It is called needs-based positioning...

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Does marketing create or satisfy needs? Take a position, marketing shapes or merely reflects needs and wants of consumer?

such as gender, age and life cycle, economic circumstances, and lifestyle. Gender is really matter to create needs and wants. Women and men have different perception and circumstances. Women routinely need cosmetic to make them look good. But men do not need any cosmetics. Age and life cycle of the customers determine their need. A person in age 1 up to 2 or in ‘baby’ life cycle needs nappies. But a girl in age 16 or in ‘teenager’ life cycle needs tampons. Economic circumstances of people are also determining...

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