E202ProblemSet6.1

E202ProblemSet6.1 - café making an economic profit Should...

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Problem Set Six Name _____________________ Chapter 8 3. John Jones owns and manages a café whose monthly revenue is $5,000. Monthly expenses are: Labor $2,000 Food and drink 500 Electricity 100 Vehicle lease 150 Rent 500 Interest on loan for equipment 1,000 a. Calculate John’s monthly accounting profit. b. John could earn $1,000 a month elsewhere. However, he prefers to run the café. In fact, he would be willing to pay up to $275 per month to run the café rather than do anything else. Is the
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Unformatted text preview: café making an economic profit? Should John stay in the café business? Explain. c. Suppose the cafe’s revenues and expenses stay the same, but John can now earn $1,100 a month elsewhere. Is the café still making an economic profit? Explain. d. Suppose John had not gotten a loan to buy equipment, but had invested his own money. How would your answers to parts a and b change?...
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2012 for the course ECON 202 taught by Professor Brightwell during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.

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