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Roger A. Arnold
ISBN: 9781337617383

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13th Edition
Roger A. Arnold
ISBN: 9781337617383
Textbook Problem

Why are wage rates higher in one competitive labor market than in another? In short, why do wage rates differ?

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Reasons for the difference in wage rate.

Explanation

Wage rate is determined by the market forces of demand and supply. The changes in market forces among different markets lead to different wage rates. The demand for labor is the MRP (Marginal Revenue Product) curve that depends on the factors such as MR (Marginal Revenue) and MP (Marginal Product)...

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