Managerial Economics- Is Indian companies running a risk by not giving attention to cost cutting? Q2. Discuss whether Indian Consumer goods industry is growing at the cost

Is Indian companies running a risk

Managerial Economics



Section A: Objective Type (30 marks)

Multiple choices:

Q1. It is a study of economy as a whole

a) Macroeconomics

b) Microeconomics

c) Recession

d) Inflation

Q2. A comprehensive formulation which specifies the factors that influence the demand for the product

a) Market demand

b) Demand schedule

c) Demand function

d) Income effect

Q3. It is computed when the data is discrete and therefore incremental changes is measurable

a) Substitution effect

b) Arc elasticity

c) Point elasticity

d) Derived demand

Q4. Goods & services used for final consumption is called

a) Demand

b) Consumer goods

c) Producer goods

d) Perishable goods

Q5. The curve at which satisfaction is equal at each point

a) Marginal utility

b) Cardinal measure of utility

c) The Indifference Curve

d) Budget line

Q6. Costs that are reasonably expected to be incurred in some future period or periods

a) Future costs

b) Past costs

c) Incremental costs

d) Sunk costs

Q7. Condition when the firm has no tendency either to increase or to contract its output

a) Monopoly

b) Profit

c) Equilibrium

d) Market

Q8. Total market value of all finished goods & services produced in a year by a country’s residents is known as

a) National income

b) Gross national product

c) Gross domestic product

d) Real GDP

Q9. The sum of net value of goods & services produced at market prices

a) Government expenditure

b) Product approach

c) Income approach

d) Expenditure approach

Q10. The market value of all the final goods & services made within the borders of a nation in an year

a) Globalization

b) Subsidies

c) GDP

d) GNP

Part Two:

Q1. Define ‘Arc Elasticity’.

Q2. Explain the law of ‘Diminishing marginal returns’.

Q3. What is ‘Prisoner’s Dilemma’, of non cooperative game?

Q4. What is ‘Third degree Discrimation’?

Section B: Case lets (40 marks)

Case let 1


Q1. Plot the demand schedule and draw the demand curve for the data given for Marijuana in the case above.

Q2. On the basis of the analysis of the case above, what is your opinion about legalizing marijuana in Canada?

Case let 2


Q1. Is Indian companies running a risk by not giving attention to cost cutting?

Q2. Discuss whether Indian Consumer goods industry is growing at the cost of future profitability.

Q3. Discuss capital and labour productivity in engineering context and pharmaceutical industries in India.

Q4. Is textile industry in India performing better than its global competitors?

Section C: Applied Theory (30 marks)

Q1. Free trade promotes a mutually profitable regional division of labour, greatly enhances the potential real national product of all nations and makes possible higher standards of living all over the globe.” Critically explain and examine the statement.

Q2. What role does a decision tree play in business decision-making? Illustrate the choice between two investment projects with the help of a decision tree assuming hypothetical conditions about the states of nature, probability distribution, and corresponding pay-offs.



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