Economies of Scale

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1. What are diseconomies of scale?

  • Rising average costs due to the expansion and growth of a firm
  • Falling average costs due to the expansion and growth of a firm
  • Rising average costs due to firms downgrading in size
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2. At what point on an average cost curve are firms productively efficient?

  • At the lowest point of the U shape
  • At the lowest point of the straight line graph
  • At the highest point of the stright line graph

3. Which one of these is a type of economies of scale?

  • individual economies of scale
  • technical economies of scale
  • negative economies of scale

4. What do financial economies of scale mean?

  • As the firm gets smaller, financial issues arise
  • Due to the growth of a firm, banks and other lenders charge less interest and negotiate on better terms than with smaller risker firms
  • As the firm expands investment increases

5. What is managerial economies scale linked to?

  • Linked to the division and specialisation of labour
  • Linked to the trade union
  • Linked to external economies of scale

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