Micro-economics: Supply and Demand conditions and Price elasticity of demand,

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I need help writing the 2nd part of my paper on supply and demands and price elasticity of demand on my chosen brand (Starbucks). Please review the rubric for guidance. Also, I have attached a sample paper for guidance on this assignment as well.

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Running head: SHORT TITLE OF PAPER (<= 50 CHARACTERS) Title Milestone Two Author Author Affiliation 1 SHORT TITLE OF PAPER 2 Abstract Your abstract should be one paragraph and should not exceed 120 words. It is a summary of the most important elements of your paper. All numbers in the abstract, except those beginning a sentence, should be typed as digits rather than words. To count the number of words in this paragraph, highlight the paragraph and click Word Count in the Tools menu or view it in the bottom left corner of the screen, depending on your version of Word. SHORT TITLE OF PAPER 3 Supply and Demand Conditions There are two rubric elements to be included in this section, and combined they should be about two pages in length, perhaps longer if you present more than one graph/table. The first element asks you to evaluate the trends in demand over time and explain their impact on the industry and on the firm. To do this, you can consider market demand. Market demand is the demand by all the consumers of a given good or service. Find out who your customers are, and provide detail on them. Use annual sales data to find out how much of the product is purchased. Here is a video explaining each of the following determinants of market demand that you could examine for your company’s market: • Income • Price of related goods • Tastes • Population and demographics • Expected future prices The second rubric element to be included in this section is your analysis of information and data related to the demand and supply for your firm’s product(s) to support your recommendation for the firm’s actions. You have already presented the overall trends in demand in the last element. In this rubric element, you will first collect data specific to your company on demand. To do this, look at the following: • Sales and revenue. Building on the idea of market demand, consider how the annual sales data changed over time for your company in particular. • Include a graph/table/chart of sales for your company. This may be in dollars, product quantity, or number of customers—whichever is most relevant for your firm. You could SHORT TITLE OF PAPER 4 use more than one if you think that would give a more detailed picture of demand for your company’s product or service. • Include 5 or more years of data, which will be enough to show a trend that is supported by your market demand discussion. • Data can be found in the company’s annual reports, and revenue can more specifically be found in the company’s income statement. One you have analyzed the demand side, you can now look at the supply side of your company. For this, you will want to watch this video on the determinants of supply, just as we examined the determinants of demand in the last rubric element. Some of the pieces you could explore and provide data on are: • Input costs • Technological improvement • Prices of substitutes • Number of firms in the market • Expected future prices Price Elasticity of Demand This section has three elements and should be one to two pages long. The first element asks that you analyze information and data to justify how the price elasticity of demand for your product is determined. Here, you will have to use pricing of your product, the trend in the price over time, and comparison to similar products to justify whether you find the price elasticity of demand to be elastic or inelastic. You may not be able to calculate a specific price elasticity of demand (video), depending on your company and the available information. However, looking at pricing data should help you justify whether demand is inelastic or elastic. SHORT TITLE OF PAPER 5 You will then take your justification one step further in the second rubric element and explain the factors that affect consumer responsiveness to price changes. You can learn more about these factors from this video on the determinants of price elasticity of demand. Explore the following determinants as they relate your company’s product(s): • Availability of substitutes • Passage of time • Luxury or necessity • Definition of the market • Share of budget The third and last element in this section asks you to assess how the price elasticity of demand impacts the firm’s pricing decisions. As you read in Chapter 6 in our textbook, there is a relationship between elasticity of demand and revenue. You can watch this video to review the relationship between price elasticity of demand and total revenue and explain how this relationship influences the company’s pricing decisions. For instance, if a company sells a product that has very elastic demand, meaning customers are very responsive to a price change, then increasing the price means that the total revenue will decrease. This could explain why, in such a situation, the company may decide to not raise prices, even if its costs are going up. This is just one example, so be sure to make your analysis relevant to your company’s specific situation. Citations This is not a particular section of your paper, but rather guidance on how to use APA format in-text citations throughout your paper. Source material must be documented in the body of the paper by citing the authors and dates of the sources. The full source citation will appear in SHORT TITLE OF PAPER 6 the list of references that follows the body of the paper (see last page). When the names of the authors of a source are part of the formal structure of the sentence, the year of the publication appears in parenthesis following the identification of the authors, for example, Smith (2001). When the authors of a source are not part of the formal structure of the sentence, both the authors and years of publication appear in parentheses, separated by semicolons, for example (Smith & Jones, 2001; Anderson, Charles, & Johnson, 2003). When a source that has three, four, or five authors is cited, all authors are included the first time the source is cited. When that source is cited again, the first author’s surname and “et al.” are used. See the example in the following paragraph. Use of this standard APA style “will result in a favorable impression on your instructor” (Smith, 2001). This was affirmed again in 2003 by Professor Anderson (Anderson, Charles, & Johnson, 2003). When a source that has two authors is cited, both authors are cited every time. If there are six or more authors to be cited, use the first author’s surname and “et al.” the first and each subsequent time it is cited. When a direct quotation is used, always include the author, year, and page number as part of the citation. A quotation of fewer than 40 words should be enclosed in double quotation marks and should be incorporated into the formal structure of the sentence. A longer quote of 40 or more words should appear (without quotation marks) in block format with each line indented five spaces from the left margin. SHORT TITLE OF PAPER 7 References Entries are organized alphabetically by surnames of first authors and are formatted with a hanging indent. Most reference entries have three components: 1. Authors: Authors are listed in the same order as specified in the source, using surnames and initials. Commas separate all authors. When there are seven or more authors, list the first six and then include an ellipsis ( . . . ), followed by the final author. If no author is identified, the title of the document begins the reference. 2. Year of Publication: Include the year in parentheses following the author name(s), with a period following the closing parenthesis. If no publication date is identified, use “n.d.” in parentheses following the author name(s). 3. Source Reference: Include title, journal, volume, pages (for journal article) or title, city of publication, publisher (for book). Here is a link to a video to walk you through creating a reference list in APA format. ...
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Supply and Demand - Outline
Thesis statement: In Starbucks, identifying the various changes helps the company in coming
up with the strategies that enhance the competitiveness of the business in the market and
ensuring that there is the determination of the price elasticity of demand.

Supply and Demand
A. Lifestyle.
B. Tastes and preferences.


Price Elasticity of Demand
A. Substitutes
B. Inelastic demand.
C. Consumer perception.



Supply And Demand



The growth in demand for coffee in the United States has led to the changes in the
consumption patterns of the consumers, and this leads to the increase in demand of the coffee in
the market. The observation of the trends is important in making decisions that help in meeting
the demands of the market and the increase in the growth of the revenues for the company. It is
important that there is the analysis of the commodities that affect the supply of the coffee to the
various markets. In Starbucks, identifying the various changes helps the company in coming up
with the strategies that enhance the competitiveness of the business in the market and ensuring
that there is the determ...

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