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ECO550 Week 5 Mid Term Part 1 & 2 2017
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Question 1

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Which of the following will increase (V0), the shareholder wealth maximization model of the firm: V0?(shares outstanding) = ??t=1 (? t ) / (1+ke)t + Real Option Value.

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Question 2

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The moral hazard in team production arises from

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Question 3

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Economic profit is defined as the difference between revenue and ____.

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Question 4

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The form of economics most relevant to managerial decision-making within the firm is:

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Question 5

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Possible goals of Not-For-Profit (NFP) enterprises include all of the following EXCEPT:

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Question 6

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Recently, the American Medical Association changed its recommendations on the frequency of pap-smear exams for women. The new frequency recommendation was designed to address the family histories of the patients. The optimal frequency should be where the marginal benefit of an additional pap-test:

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Question 7

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The primary difference(s) between the standard deviation and the coefficient of variation as measures of risk are:

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Question 8

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The standard deviation is appropriate to compare the risk between two investments only if

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Question 9

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The approximate probability of a value occurring that is greater than one standard deviation from the mean is approximately (assuming a normal distribution)

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Question 10

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An closest example of a risk-free security is

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Question 11

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Based on risk-return tradeoffs observable in the financial marketplace, which of the following securities would you expect to offer higher expected returns than corporate bonds?

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Question 12

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Generally, investors expect that projects with high expected net present values also will be projects with

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Question 13

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An income elasticity (Ey) of 2.0 indicates that for a ____ increase in income, ____ will increase by ____.

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Question 14

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Those goods having a calculated income elasticity that is negative are called:

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Question 15

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Auto dealers slash prices at the end of the model year in response to deficient demand/excess inventory but restaurants facing the same problem slash production because

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Question 16

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Suppose we estimate that the demand elasticity for fine leather jackets is .7 at their current prices. Then we know that:

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Question 17

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Which of the following would tend to make demand INELASTIC?

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Question 18

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A price elasticity (ED) of ?1.50 indicates that for a ____ increase in price, quantity demanded will ____ by ____.

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Question 19

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The factor(s) which cause(s) a movement along the demand curve include(s):

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Question 20

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In testing whether each individual independent variables (Xs) in a multiple regression equation is statistically significant in explaining the dependent variable (Y), one uses the:

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Question 21

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When two or more "independent" variables are highly correlated, then we have:

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Question 22

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When using a multiplicative power function (Y = a X1b1 X2b2 X3b3) to represent an economic relationship, estimates of the parameters (a, and the b's) using linear regression analysis can be obtained by first applying a ____ transformation to convert the function to a linear relationship.

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Question 23

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The standard deviation of the error terms in an estimated regression equation is known as:

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Question 24

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The estimated slope coefficient (b) of the regression equation (Ln Y = a + b Ln X) measures the ____ change in Y for a one ____ change in X.

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Question 25

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In regression analysis, the existence of a high degree of intercorrelation among some or all of the explanatory variables in the regression equation constitutes:

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PART II

Question 1

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The forecasting technique which attempts to forecast short-run changes and makes use of economic indicators known as leading, coincident or lagging indicators is known as:

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Question 2

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For studying demand relationships for a proposed new product that no one has ever used before, what would be the best method to use?

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Question 3

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The type of economic indicator that can best be used for business forecasting is the:

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Question 4

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Which of the following barometric indicators would be the most helpful for forecasting future sales for an industry?

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Question 5

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Smoothing techniques are a form of ____ techniques which assume that there is an underlying pattern to be found in the historical values of a variable that is being forecast.

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Question 6

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The variation in an economic time-series which is caused by major expansions or contractions usually of greater than a year in duration is known as:

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Question 7

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If Ben Bernanke, Chair of the Federal Reserve Board, begins to tighten monetary policy by raising US interest rates next year, what is the likely impact on the value of the dollar?

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Question 8

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Using demand and supply curves for the Japanese yen based on the $/¥ price for yen, an increase in US INFLATION RATES would

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Question 9

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An increase in the exchange rate of the U.S. dollar relative to a trading partner can result from

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Question 10

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The purchasing power parity hypothesis implies that an increase in inflation in one country relative to another will over a long period of time

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Question 11

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If the British pound (?) appreciates by 10% against the dollar:

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Question 12

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European Union labor costs exceed U.S. and British labor costs primarily because

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Question 13

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An appreciation of the U.S. dollar has what impact on Harley-Davidson (HD), a U.S. manufacturer  of motorcycles?

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Question 14

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If the marginal product of labor is 100 and the price of labor is 10, while the marginal product of capital is 200 and the price of capital is $30, then what should the firm?

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Question 15

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Marginal factor cost is defined as the amount that an additional unit of the variable input adds to ____.

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Question 16

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Given a Cobb-Douglas production function estimate of Q = 1.19L.72K.18 for a given industry, this industry would have:

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Question 17

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The isoquants for inputs that are perfect complements for one another consist of a series of:

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Question 18

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In a production process, an excessive amount of the variable input relative to the fixed input is being used to produce the desired output. This statement is true for:

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Question 19

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The marginal rate of technical substitution may be defined as all of the following except:

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Question 20

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The cost function is:

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Question 21

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Economies of Scope refers to situations where per unit costs are:

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Question 22

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Economies of scale exist whenever long-run average costs:

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Question 23

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What method of inventory valuation should be used for economic decision-making problems?

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Question 24

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According to the theory of cost, specialization in the use of variable resources in the short-run results initially in:

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Question 25                       

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The existence of diseconomies of scale (size) for the firm is hypothesized to result from:

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  • ECO550 Week 5 Mid Term Part 1 & 2 2017
    $33.00

    Question Question 1 4 out of 4 points Which of the following will increase (V0), the shareholder wealth maximization model of the firm: V0?(shares outstanding) = ??t=1 (? t ) / (1+ke)t + Real Option Value. Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Question 2 4 out of 4 points The moral hazard in team production arises from Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Question 3 4 out of 4 points Economic profit is defined as the difference between revenue and ____. Selec

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