Production Economics

The Basic Theory of Production Optimisation

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ISBN: 978-3-642-30199-5 (Print) 978-3-642-30200-8 (Online)

Table of contents (21 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-6

    Introduction

  3. Chapter

    Pages 7-18

    The Production Function

  4. Chapter

    Pages 19-27

    Optimisation with One Input

  5. Chapter

    Pages 29-44

    Production and Optimisation with Two or More Inputs

  6. Chapter

    Pages 45-57

    Costs

  7. Chapter

    Pages 59-68

    Productivity, Efficiency and Technological Changes

  8. Chapter

    Pages 69-82

    Input Demand Functions

  9. Chapter

    Pages 83-88

    Land and Other Inputs

  10. Chapter

    Pages 89-93

    The Company’s Supply Function

  11. Chapter

    Pages 95-110

    Optimisation of Production Under Restrictions

  12. Chapter

    Pages 111-120

    Economies of Scale and Size

  13. Chapter

    Pages 121-128

    The Fixation of the Production Factors

  14. Chapter

    Pages 129-143

    Decreasing Sales Curve

  15. Chapter

    Pages 145-162

    Production Over Time

  16. Chapter

    Pages 163-180

    Risk and Uncertainty

  17. Chapter

    Pages 181-189

    Economic Rent and the Value of Land

  18. Chapter

    Pages 191-205

    Production of Multiple Products

  19. Chapter

    Pages 207-219

    The Linear Programming Model

  20. Chapter

    Pages 221-234

    Production Planning in the Linear Production Model: Linear Programming

  21. Chapter

    Pages 235-267

    Use of Linear Programming in Practical Production Planning

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