We have a separate accounting standard, AASB 138, that specifically deals with
intangible assets and it provides different requirements from those for property,
plant and equipment (the rules for which appear in AASB 116). What is it about
2. Marginal analysis and prot maximization Aa Aa
Imagine Kim gives haircuts on Saturdays to make extra money. She is the only person in town cutting hair on Saturdays and
therefore has some market power. Assume that she does not incur fixed costs, and the
7. Understanding the kinked demand curve theory Aa Aa E
Happyland is one of five amusement parks on Sunshine Island. The following graph shows Happyland's kinked
demand curve (D1D2) and the resulting marginal revenue curve (MR1MR2). The graph also shows t
10. Correcting for negative externalities - Regulation versus tradable permits A; Aa
Suppose the government wants to reduce the total pollution emitted by three firms in its area. Currently, each rm is creating 4
units of pollution in the area, for a tota
1. Demand shifters Aa Aa
The following graph shows the market demand for new homes in a local community. Suppose that the town recently made it
onto the "top places to live" category in several lifestyle magazines. The positive press causes the town's pop
4. The opportunity cost of shifting production choices Aa Aa E
The following graph shows the production possibilities frontier (PPF) of an economy that produces food and coal. Points A, B, and C (X symbols)
represent three possible output levels in a give
Tobacco and cigarette smoking is major health related issue in Australia. In order to make
country smoke free some experts recommends that increase in the tax on tobacco can lead to
rise in the price of tobacco products. However, price and demand
13 ACCOUNTING FOR FOREIGN CURRENCY TRANSACTIONS AND
HEDGING FOREIGN EXCHANGE RISK
1. Distinguish between the terms measured and denominated.
2. Describe a foreign currency transaction.
3. Understand some of the more common foreign curr
Ageing population and declining labor force participation in Australia
Ageing population is one of the major concerns of the Australian government in the
recent years. According to the demographic speculations of Australia by the year of
WEEK 1: Focus Area
My first week of work placement was very exciting.
Though on the first day, I was a bit nervous, by the end of
first week, I became very confident as I get started to
know the team members and spend more time
3. Calculating marginal revenue from a linear demand curve A3 Aa a
In a situation of pure monopoly, just one firm provides for the entire market and therefore faces a downward sloping
market demand curve. The blue curve on the following graph represents t
9. Monopoly outcome versus perfect competition outcome Aa Aa a
Consider the market for hot dogs in a small city. Imagine that this market is in long-run competitive equilibrium with
many hot dog stands in the city, each one selling the same kind of hot do
Critically analyse the conceptualisation of firm in Economics.
Generally, firm means a business organization or entity which operates in different form
with different level of legal protection. But in economics meaning of firm covers broad
accommodation, gaming facilities and restaurants in one venue. Is SKCITY
Darwin a monopoly and will it enjoy economic profits in the long-run.
SKYCITY Darwin is the major entertainm
Using demand and supply model, examine the effect of the following events on
the price charged by domestic wing of Qantas airlines:
a) Increase in international visitors for tourism
b) Launch of a new domestic airline
c) International terrorists
Analyse the effect of wage cuts in the agricultural sector on the Australian fruit
production. How will the wage cuts change fruit production? Provide detailed
explanation and diagram.
Labor is the key input in fruit production sector and wages
The marginal cost facing a perfectly competitive firm is MC= 2q and the market
is $6. Find the firms profit maximising output and show this on a diagram. What
is the industry structure? Discuss the shape of the marginal cost curve.
Identify and justify the market structure of the domestic mobile phone industry.
Explain using diagrams.
In Australian market iphone and Samsung are the main mobile set that have dominated
the mobile phone set market. They have the majority shar
John and Sarah are neighbours. Sarah is an avid gardener. John is a professional
writer who enjoys writing in his study while overlooking Sarahs garden. What are
the economic benefits derived by John from Sarahs garden? Illustrate using a
2.1 a) Drought damages the olive crop, reducing the supply of olives. This can be shown in a
diagram as a shift to the left in the supply curve for olives. The new equilibrium price is
higher than the old equilibrium price.
b) The Olympic Games attracted
a. In both markets the increase in demand increases both the equilibrium price and the equilibrium
b. In the market for seafront properties, with price inelastic supply, the increase in demand
leads to a larger increase in the pric
Problems and Applications
1.1 a. The trade-off is the interest paid to the bank vs the cost of borrowing from family and
b. For a member of the government deciding whether to increase spending on a new military
hardware, the trade-off is between
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Reference Text Chapter 13 Allocation of support-department costs, common costs
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GROUP ASSIGNMENT CASE STUDY
The group assignment is a court case study and is worth 20% of each students final
mark for the subject
Students form their own groups
A group mu
In Exhibit 2.2, the opportunity cost of coffee when moving from A to B is:
a. 2 million bushels of corn.
b. 6 million bushels of corn.
c. 14 million bushels of corn.
d. 8 million bushels of corn.
1. Microeconomists would
One of the main drivers of market economies has been the concept of efficiency.
Over the years economists have made the argument that markets allow us to allocate
resources efficiently. However, analysing the costs of firms behaviour on the
In a competitive market, the demand and supply curve represent the
behaviour of buyers and sellers. The demand curve shows how buyers
respond to price changes whereas the supply curve shows how sellers
response to the price changes. And we know from our e
Before we look into the operational aspects of firms we need to establish the goals of
the firm. This may seem straightforward that firms exist for making profits. However,
changes in recent times have required firms to balance a wider range of objectives