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Principles of Microeconomics

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N. Gregory Mankiw
ISBN: 9781305156050

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Principles of Microeconomics

7th Edition
N. Gregory Mankiw
ISBN: 9781305156050
Textbook Problem

The market (or peanut butter in Nutville is monopolistically competitive and in long-run equilibrium. One day, consumer advocate Skippy J if discovers that all brands of peanut butter in Nutville arc identical. Thereafter, the market becomes perfectly competitive and again reaches its long-run equilibrium. Using an appropriate diagram, explain whether each of the following variables increases, decreases, or stays the same for a typical firm in the market.

a. price

b. quantity

c. average total cost

d. marginal cost

e. profit

Subpart (a):

To determine
The effect of transition frommonopolistic competitive market to perfect competitive market.

Explanation

Figure 1 illustrates the market equilibrium in the monopolistic industry.

Figure 1

Figure 1 depicts the market for peanut butter in Nutville...

Subpart (b):

To determine
The effect of transition frommonopolistic competitive market to perfect competitive market.

Subpart (c):

To determine
The effect of transition frommonopolistic competitive market to perfect competitive market.

Subpart (d):

To determine
The effect of transition frommonopolistic competitive market to perfect competitive market.

Subpart (e):

To determine
The effect of transition frommonopolistic competitive market to perfect competitive market.

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