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Principles of Microeconomics

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N. Gregory Mankiw
ISBN: 9781305156050

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Principles of Microeconomics

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N. Gregory Mankiw
ISBN: 9781305156050
Textbook Problem

Draw a supply curve for turkey. In your diagram, show a price of turkey and the producer surplus at that price. Explain in words what this producer surplus measures.

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The supply curve for turkey and the producer surplus.

Explanation

The producer surplus is the difference between the minimum willing to accept price by the seller and the actual price that the seller receives for the commodity. Thus, when the actually receiving price is higher than the willing to accept price, there will be a producer's surplus; the same phenomenon can occur vice versa. The supply curve for turkey can be depicted as follows:

The equilibrium price is the market price which is determined at the point of equilibrium between the demand and supply in the economy...

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