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The Cowtown Hotel is the only first-class hotel in Fort Worth, Texas. The hotel owners hired economics advisors for advice about improving the hotel’s profitability. The advisors suggested that the hotel could increase this year’s revenue by raising prices. The owners asked, “Won’t raising prices reduce the quantity of hotel rooms demanded and increase vacancies?” How do you think the advisors replied? Why would they suggest increasing prices?

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Exploring Economics

8th Edition
Robert L. Sexton
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc
ISBN: 9781544336329
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Exploring Economics

8th Edition
Robert L. Sexton
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc
ISBN: 9781544336329

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The Cowtown Hotel is the only first-class hotel in Fort Worth, Texas. The hotel owners hired economics advisors for advice about improving the hotel’s profitability. The advisors suggested that the hotel could increase this year’s revenue by raising prices. The owners asked, “Won’t raising prices reduce the quantity of hotel rooms demanded and increase vacancies?” How do you think the advisors replied? Why would they suggest increasing prices?

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