Essays Tagged: "Good (economics)"

Macroeconomics, definitions and terms used

ome causes increase in demand, demand for products declines as their incomes fall3. Prices of other goods4. Prices of related goods5. Number of consumers in the market- decrease in buyers decreases de ... represents a change in quantity demanded, results from a change in the price of the product.Normal Good or Service- A good or service that consumers want to buy more of when their income risesInferio ...

(6 pages) 294 0 3.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

"Two countries can achieve gains from trade even if one of the countries has an absolute advantage in the production of all goods." Explain. (includes detailed example)

Russia in rocket technology. However, even if a country has an absolute advantage in producing all goods, they still will benefit from trade. Many economic factors are involved with trade. Among the ... n so as to produce as much as possible while suffering as little opportunity cost as possible.Which goods the country should specialize on should be monitored by the law of comparative advantage, whic ...

(2 pages) 81 0 3.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Distinguish between an extension and a contraction and an increase and a decrease in supply and demand. What factors may cause such changes?

ment without interventionism in the form of taxes, subsidies, regulation of government provision of goods and services. In this type of economy, all decisions are made by individuals and firms.The eco ... se in demand could also come from changing tastes, where the same consumers desire more of the same good than they previously did. Increased demand can be represented on the graph as the curve being s ...

(3 pages) 89 1 5.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

ECO 360/ Marginal benefit / cost and scarcity

Define the concept of scarcity: Scarcity: The goods available are too few to satisfy individuals' desires. Scarcity is a central concept in econom ... tral concept in economics. Resources are scarce if any individual would prefer to have more of that good or service than they already have. Most goods and services are scarce - those that are not are ... lready have. Most goods and services are scarce - those that are not are known as free goods. Where goods are scarce it is necessary for society to make choices as to how they are allocated and used. ...

(6 pages) 191 0 4.8 Jul/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Price Elasticity

Price elasticity of demand is a consumer's receptiveness to the change of a price in a good or service. In essence what this means is that a consumer has certain expectations in regards t ... ertain expectations in regards to goods or services he or she wishes to purchase. There are certain goods or services that a consumer will purchase regardless how much they are. This usually occurs wh ... tem can be replaced or substituted for a similar item the consumer will not buy it. The increase of goods and services that are not necessities deters consumers because the opportunity cost of buying ...

(2 pages) 181 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Discuss the factors, which affect demand: Explain the concept of price elasticity of demand and its significance to governments and producers.

Demand is the quantity of goods or services consumers will buy at a particular price, at a particular time period. Market dema ... ular price, at a particular time period. Market demand refers to the sum of individual demand for a good or service. It is assumed that the demand being represented is effective demand- the ability of ... influencing individual demand differ from the factors influencing market demand. The price of other goods and services affects the demand for a product. If a product has close substitutes, then the re ...

(3 pages) 171 1 4.5 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Economics : Demand

Demand: the quantity of a good or service that consumers are willing and able to purchase at various price levels at a given p ... all individual consumers at various price levels.Factors effecting market demand:* the price of the good or service itself: the consumer must decide whether or not willing to pay nominated price. Nece ... rchased regardless of price, but reduce demand for luxury items if price rises.* the price of other goods and services: consumers consider some goods as close substitutes, e.g margarine and butter. If ...

(5 pages) 124 1 3.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Transportation Assignment

er competition in the marketplace, greater economies of scale in production, and reduces prices for goods.Greater competition---- with improvements in the transportation system, the landed costs for p ... in determining item weights, and differences in interpretations of rules and tariffs.Principles for Good routing and scheduling 1.Load trucks with stop volumes that are in the closer proximity to each ...

(4 pages) 17 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Market Demand

mand curve as a tool. Contractions and expansions show the affects that changes to the price of the good, has on the quantity that is demanded by consumers. Increases and decreases differ to contracti ... ced to move by a number of key factors that must be explored.Demand is the quantity of a particular good or service that consumers are both able and willing to buy at various price levels, during a sp ...

(9 pages) 62 0 5.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Business

er competition in the marketplace, greater economies of scale in production, and reduces prices for goods.Greater competition---- with improvements in the transportation system, the landed costs for p ... in determining item weights, and differences in interpretations of rules and tariffs.Principles for Good routing and scheduling 1.Load trucks with stop volumes that are in the closer proximity to each ...

(4 pages) 21 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

China on the mind at FAO Schwarz

signed toys that are not suitable for young children.Demand is the relation between the prices of a good or service and the quantity that people are willing to purchase (1).The factors that may change ... w that toys are elastic because there are many substitutes for Chinese toys. The more substitutes a good has the more elastic the demand likely to be. When the price for an elastic good (toys in this ...

(3 pages) 18 0 3.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Refinery blaze could push up petrol prices

g the two effects after the outbreak of the fire on the prices of petrol.Supply is the quality of a good or service that a producer is willing and able to produce at a given price. According to the ar ... o S1. This results in the initial price level pushing up from P1 to P2. Demand is the quantity of a good or service that a household or firm chooses to buy at a given price. Consumers cannot transfer ...

(2 pages) 16 0 3.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Lower demand drives down price of oil

#133;….record prices would erode fuel use.” Supply is the relation between the price of a good or service and the quantity that firms are willing to sell (1). Demand is the willingness and a ... hase a commodity or service (2). There are a few factors that may affect the demand to change for a good or service: expectations of a future price change, the income of the consumer, the number of th ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.5 Jan/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Exploring

relatively the same place, key differences can be spotted in their testimonies. Nature, people and goods where three of the aspects focussed on in their accounts, reading further you will know the si ... tes that the natives are a group of incorrigible untamed savages beyond the point of reform. Goods, as it is today was very important aspect of basic survival in the 15th century. In fact goods ...

(1 pages) 1003 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Taxation

Every organization which provides goods or services to fee paying customers must, by its very nature, charge price for that good or se ... ined profits for investments and to keep its shareholders happy. In theory, the market price of any good or service is determined by the interaction of forces of demand and supply. The concepts of dem ... to understand either of them it is necessary to examine the factors that determine them. Although a good's price relative to other goods is probably the most important factor influencing demand for mo ...

(4 pages) 11 0 0.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Article Analysis Paper

he public responds to buying the product. A more simple definition is the study of the way in which goods and services are produced and distributed, and income generated and allocated.MicroeconomicsAc ... increased price. A microeconomic law stating that, all other factors being equal, as the price of a good or service increases, the quantity of goods or services offered by suppliers increases, and vic ...

(4 pages) 344 0 4.5 Jul/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Economics - production possibilities curves

ction possibility curve) represents all the possible combinations of the production of two types of goods and services that the economy can produce at any given time through graphical means. It is use ... sibility frontier is based on four simplifying assumptions:1.The economy only produces two types of goods and services2.The state of technology remains unchanged3.The quantity of resources remains unc ...

(3 pages) 56 0 5.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

ANALYSIS OF DEMAND AND PRICE EFFECT ON FIRM 'S REVENUE

rly. The revenue makes up the prime part of firm 's yields. It is obvious not only in production of goods but also in service sector. They mean money, which the firms gain through selling their goods ... dends and as an instrument of extended reproduction. Revenues are receipts from selling of produced goods and provided services, purchased goods and stocks, useless assets, patents and licences, etc. ...

(6 pages) 34 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Consumption Patterns

lays a vital role in the world today. Economics includes the supply and demand or products, such as goods and services provided to individuals and businesses by other individuals and businesses. The c ... ls and businesses by other individuals and businesses. The consumers are the ones that demand these goods and services, while those that are providing the goods and services must keep up with the dema ...

(3 pages) 13 0 5.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Economic Problem

omic action as there is a limited amount of food in the world. Everyone faces scarcity.The economic goods are not created on their own. It is the result of people's effort that use whatever is availab ... hem, to create resources that meet their needs. The elements that are necessary for the creation of goods are called the factors of production. When it is said that economic goods are in relative scar ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2013

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers