The modern theory of contracts is sometimes called the theory of joining wills which simply means, when parties make an agreement they are joining together to complete an endeavor of mutual interest. The problem with all contracts that endure over time is that not all potential challenges can be anticipated. The idea of joining wills is that parties will attempt to seek accommodations to advance their mutual interest, so long as the return on the invested activity pays off. Froeb illustrates the idea by the example of marriage as a contract.
What are they? What is the key difference between an economy of scale and an economy of scope? https://cdnapisec.kaltura.com/index.php/extwidget/preview/partner_id/956951/uiconf_id/38285871/entry_id/1_e6f88crm/embed/dynamic
One source of growth is external growth from a merger and/or acquisition. Often merger/acquisition are justified on the basis of the expected benefits from the merger/acquisition are ‘synergies’. Economists know these as economies of scale and economies of scope.
Identify a recent merger/acquisition and use it to and answer the question: was the merger/acquisition predominately about gaining economies of scale or economies scope?