Ockam's Razor, economics and the business client
Tags: MANAGERIAL economics
- Investment, valuation, and dynamics: A case study in the law of supply and demand. Bernstein, Peter L. // Business Economics;Jul92, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p38
Focuses on the increase in dividends paid by nonfinancial corporations between 1988 and 1990 in the United States while the overall business situation was deteriorating. Oscillating cost structure; Employee compensation; Gross stocks of business capital; Corporate valuation.
- Research notes: Comparison of top-down and bottom-up earnings forecasts. Rippe, Richard D. // Business Economics;Jul92, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p63
Compares top-down and bottom-up earnings forecasts. Space allocation; Index of earnings per share; Data collection.
- The statistics corner. Haver, Maurine // Business Economics;Jan1997, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p62
Reviews issues in business economics. Data sharing; Commission to study statistical system; Sampling in the Census Bureau through the year 2000; Fiscal year 1997 budget pitfalls.
- Is monopoly rent seeking compatible with wealth maximization? Glick, Mark // Brigham Young University Law Review;1994, Vol. 1994 Issue 3, p499
Presents information on the relationship between wealth-maximization and the theories of rent-seeking behavior. Details on the gains sustained under wealth-maximization efficiency criterion; Information on rent-seeking activities; Economic and legal analysis of the relationship between...
- A new spectrum policy: Letting the market work. Rosston, Greg // RCR;3/3/97, Vol. 16 Issue 9, p59
Opinion. Argues that the debate about spectrum management should not be based on whether marketplace forces will work, but a comparison of the current administrative, centrally controlled system to a marketplace approach. Outline of the best approach to spectrum management; Steps which need to...
- Industrial economy up in July. // Crain's Detroit Business;08/04/97, Vol. 13 Issue 31, p38
Highlights a survey conducted by Commerica Bank on members of the National Association of Purchasing Management-Metro Detroit indicates an improvement in business conditions for Southeast Michigan's industrial economy during the month of July 1997. Comparison to conditions for the same period in...
- A NEW TOOL TO HELP MANAGERS. Norton, Rob // Fortune;5/30/1994, Vol. 129 Issue 11, p135
Discusses business-oriented economics, a variant on microeconomics that has a lot to say about motivating employees, outfoxing competitors and moving into new markets. Its focus on the firm as the unit of analysis; Example of Judy Lewent in building a supersophisticated computerized economic...
- HR in a Time of Caution. Wiscombe, Janet // Workforce;Sep2002, Vol. 81 Issue 9, p31
Introduces articles on the impact of the economic conditions on human resources, published in the September 2002 issue of the 'Workforce.'
- The PC corner: The Macintosh. Brown, Bill; Qualls, John H. // Business Economics;Oct90, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p58
Evaluates the use of the Macintosh computer in the field of business economics. Upgrade of Macintosh to use in teaching and research purposes; Ease of data handling; Ability of the Macintosh to run different types of applications.