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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 22, Problem 14QP
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Suppose the government imposes the following production tax on one perfectly competitive firm in an industry: For each unit the firm produces, it must pay $1 to the government. Will consumers in this market end up paying higher prices because of the tax? Why or why not?

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