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Diversification and Economies of Scale

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Discuss whether or not a firm that produces a wide range of products can take advantage of economies of scale.

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I. 🍃Introduction
- Definition of economies of scale
- Importance of economies of scale in economics

II. Advantages of economies of scale
- Financial economy of scale
- Risk bearing economy of scale
- Managerial economy of scale
- External economies of scale

III. Disadvantages of economies of scale
- Buying/purchasing economy
- Technical economy
- Selling economy
- Small firm size
- Diseconomies of scale

IV. Case study: Example of a company benefiting from economies of scale
- Explanation of the company's success
- Analysis of the economies of scale utilized

V. 👉Conclusion
- Summary of the advantages and disadvantages of economies of scale
- Importance of understanding economies of scale in business and economics.

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