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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 24, Problem 9QP
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Concentration ratios have often been used to note the tightness of an oligopoly market. A high concentration ratio indicates a tight oligopoly market, and a low concentration ratio indicates a loose oligopoly market. Would you expect firms in tight markets to reap higher profits, on average, than firms in loose markets? Would it matter if the markets were contestable? Explain your answers.

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