Economics of Satellite Dish Providers

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Economics of Satellite Dish Providers

The satellite dish industry follows the laws of supply and demand. Demand is associated with product pricing. Satellite dishes are considered to be price elastic because the demand varies with price. The following items will be discussed in terms of demand and product pricing:
* Utility
* The Law of Diminishing Marginal Utility
* Determinants of Demand
* Substitutes and Complements
* Elasticity

Costs of production are a basis for product pricing. A company cannot make a profit by selling a product below production costs. Costs also affect the supply of a given product or service. The following will be discussed in relation to costs and supply:
* Costs
* The Law of Diminishing Returns
* Determinants of Supply

The market structure in which a firm operates affects both price and non-price competition. The following components of market structure will be discussed:
* Defining Characteristics
* Implications
* Non-price Strategies
Economic forecasts affect all determinants of supply and demand. Being an elastic product, satellite dishes are vulnerable to economic forecasts. The following will be discussed about economic forecasts:
* Supply Indicator
* Demand Indicator
* Implications

Table of Contents

Product Pricing....................................................................5-8


Market Structure...................................................................11-15

Economic Forecast................................................................15-16


Economics of Satellite Dish Providers
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