Demand and Supply
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Demand and Supply
Q1. Demonstrate and explain how a demand and supply framework can be used to understand the reasons behind a real world example of a price change
In a supply and demand framework price, and the quantity of the product are considered as endogenous variables, while everything else is considered t be exogenous (Käki, Salo, & Talluri, 2012, p. 93). We are going consider the example of beer.
The graph below…
given above, demand function is,
Q = -5200 – 42P + 20PX + 5.2I + 0.20A + 0.25M
For the given values of the independent variables, the quantity demanded is,
Q = -5200 – 42(500) + 20(600) + 5.2(5500) + 0.20(10000) + 0.25(5000) = 17,650
Calculate the price elasticity of demand = -42 (500/17650) = -1.1898
Calculate demand elasticity for advertising = 0.20 (10,000/17650) = 0.1133
Calculate the cross-price elasticity of demand = 20 (600/17650) = 0.6798
Calculate the income elasticity of demand =…
all elasticities for each independent variable.
= (-5200) - 42 (500)+20 (600)+ 5.2(5,500)+ .20(10,000)+ .25(5,000)
=(-5200) -21000+12000+28600+2000+1250 is 17650
Cross Price Elasticity
=20 Px is 600, QD is 17650
5.2, I is 5500, QD is 17650
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