Maximizing Profits and Minimizing Losses
Consider a supplier of agricultural equipment who is deciding how much of two products should be produced by his firm. You determine what the two products are.
Now create a report that includes a discussion and analysis regarding how such a supplier makes such a determination in order to maximize the firm’s profits. Include in your response:
- A discussion of exactly what costs are associated with profit maximization.
- A discussion of the concept of “opportunity cost.”
- A discussion of the alternative production opportunities.
- A discussion of the various constraints which firms face in maximizing their economic profit.