1. Measuring employment, unemployment, and labor force participation
Consider a small economy composed of six people: Gilberto, Juanita, Lorenzo, Neha, Teresa, and
Sam. Each person's employment status is described in the following table.
Dog Up! Franks is looking at a new sausage system with an installed cost of
$725,400. This cost will be depreciated straight-line to zero over the project's 4year life, at the end of which the sausage system can be scrapped for $111,600. The
Question9. Problems and Applications Q4
Economists use labor-market data to evaluate how well an economy is using its most valuable
resourceits people. Two closely watched statistics are the unemployment rate and the
employmentpopulation ratio (calculated
Question1) You have been provided with the following data: D1 = $1.30; P0 = $42.50;
and g = 7.00% (constant). What is the cost of equity from retained earnings
based on the constant growth model?
2) You have been provided with the following data: D1 = $1.
QuestionSteven Company has fixed costs of $169,326. The unit selling price, variable cost per unit, and
contribution margin per unit for the company's two products are provided below.
Produc Selling Price Variable Cost Contribution Margin
Predetermined overhead rate=Estimated overhead costs/Estimated activity in allocation
Predetermined overhead rate=$800,000/$160,000=$5 per $1 in direct labor cost (or
500 percent of direct lab
Simon lost $5,550 gambling this year on a trip to Las Vegas. In addition, he
paid $2,100 to his broker for managing his $210,000 portfolio and $1,695 to
his accountant for preparing his tax return. In addition, Simon incurred $3,270
Interest rate of 10%; tax rate of 25%? Interest rate of 10%;tax rate 30%? Outstanding 10% coupons
bonds have a yield to rate maturity of 14%. New bonds issues at par provide similar yield to maturity. If it's
margin tax rate is 35% what is the after-tax c
Mark Price Company uses the gross profit method to estimate inventory for monthly reporting purposes.
Presented below is information for the month of May.
Inventory, May 1
Killer Whale, Inc., has the following balance sheet statement items: total
current liabilities of $889,551; net fixed and other assets of $1,518,050; total
assets of $3,015,920; and long term debt of $830,963. What is the amount of
the firms current asset
QuestionChina Manufacturing Agents, Inc. is preparing a five-year plan. Today, sales are
$1,000,000. If the growth rate in sales is projected to be 10 percent over the next five
years, what will the dollar amount of sales be in year five?
B. Dan and Jia a
Both Bond Sam and Bond Dave have 8 percent coupons, make semiannual
payments, and are priced at par value. Bond Sam has three years to maturity,
whereas Bond Dave has 20 years to maturity.
If interest rates suddenly rise by 2 percent, what is the percenta