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Economics (MindTap Course List)

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Roger A. Arnold
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337617383
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Economics (MindTap Course List)

13th Edition
Roger A. Arnold
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337617383

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Chapter 21, Problem 16QP
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People often believe that large firms in an industry have cost advantages over small firms in the same industry. For example, they might think that a big oil company has a cost advantage over a small oil company. For this to be true, however, what condition must exist? Explain your answer.

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