ECO/561 Week 6 Challenges of Expansion to a Foreign Location Assignment

ECO/561 Week 6 Challenges of Expansion to a Foreign Location Assignment   Applying Economic Concepts to Improve Business Decisions Purpose of Assignment  This week students will review and revise their Week 3 Research Analysis for Business Signature Assignment based on economic analysis and the feedback provided by their facilitator. Students will also expand their Week 3 Read more about ECO/561 Week 6 Challenges of Expansion to a Foreign Location Assignment[…]

ECO/561 Week 5 Comparative and Absolute Advantage Team Assignment

ECO/561 Week 5 Comparative and Absolute Advantage Team Assignment  Purpose of Assignment This assignment will help students master research and other analytical skills and will help students recognize reasons why economic growth varies by country. By using macroeconomic indicators, students will complete analysis and determine comparative and absolute advantage in different product categories for each Read more about ECO/561 Week 5 Comparative and Absolute Advantage Team Assignment[…]

ECO/561 Week 5 Effectiveness of the Counter-Cyclical Policies PowerPoint Individual Assignment

ECO/561 Week 5 Effectiveness of the Counter-Cyclical Policies PowerPoint Individual Assignment Purpose of Assignment  This assignment addresses how both monetary and fiscal policies have been used during the so-called Great Recession, which began in December 2007 and ended in June 2009, to the present to moderate the business cycle.  Assignment Steps  Resources: Tutorial help on Excel® and Word Read more about ECO/561 Week 5 Effectiveness of the Counter-Cyclical Policies PowerPoint Individual Assignment[…]

ECO/561 Week 4 Inflation and Analyses of Monetary Policies Assignment

ECO/561 Week 4 Inflation and Analyses of Monetary Policies Assignment This assignment will introduce students to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data and provide students with the skills to calculate inflation and interpret the Consumer Price Index (CPI). Note: The BLS is the primary source of information on inflation, but their Read more about ECO/561 Week 4 Inflation and Analyses of Monetary Policies Assignment[…]

ECO/561 Week 3 Managing Fixed and Variable Costs for Organization Team Assignment

ECO/561 Week 3 Managing Fixed and Variable Costs for Organization Team Assignment Purpose of Assignment  In this week, students are learning about managing different types of economic costs. Organizations typically have either high fixed costs or low fixed costs, and it is important to understand how business decisions differ in organizations with high fixed costs Read more about ECO/561 Week 3 Managing Fixed and Variable Costs for Organization Team Assignment[…]

ECO/561 Week 3 Research Analysis for Business Individual Assignment

ECO/561 Week 3 Research Analysis for Business Individual Assignment Purpose of Assignment The purpose of this assignment is the creation of a research analysis. Every day, consumers make millions of decisions that impact the marketplace and influence firms’ decisions. Firms use economic concepts, models, and other “tools” of economics to help determine pricing, output, and Read more about ECO/561 Week 3 Research Analysis for Business Individual Assignment[…]

ECO/561 Week 2 Government Interventions vs. Market Based Solutions Presentation Individual Assignment

ECO/561 Week 2 Government Interventions vs. Market Based Solutions Presentation Individual Assignment Purpose of Assignment The theory of market economies emphasizes freedom of choice and limited government intervention. The classic argument for government intervention is market failure – the inability of the market economy to correct itself from a dysfunctional state (such as the Great Read more about ECO/561 Week 2 Government Interventions vs. Market Based Solutions Presentation Individual Assignment[…]

ECO 561 Week 4 Discussion Questions: How does inflation affect the economy’s level of real output?

ECO 561 Week 4 Discussion Questions: How does inflation affect the economy’s level of real output? How does inflation affect the economy’s level of real output? How do changes in income affect consumption (and saving)? What are factors other than income that can affect consumption? What are the purposes, tools, and limitations of fiscal policy? Read more about ECO 561 Week 4 Discussion Questions: How does inflation affect the economy’s level of real output?[…]

ECO 561 Week 4 Inflation and Analyses of Monetary Policies

ECO 561 Week 4 Individual Assignment Inflation and Analyses of Monetary Policies Purpose of Assignment  This assignment will introduce students to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data and provide students with the skills to calculate inflation and interpret the Consumer Price Index (CPI). Note: The BLS is the primary source Read more about ECO 561 Week 4 Inflation and Analyses of Monetary Policies[…]