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Chapter 18, Problem 8DQ
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Why do firms measure profit? Why do regulated firms care about the level of profit?

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Describe the reason for which the firms measure the profit, and care about the level of profit.

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Profit: The excess amount of revenue over the expenses incurred by the company for the given period of time is known as profit.

Firms generally measure profit and care about the profit level for the following reasons:

  • In order to measure th...

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