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Microeconomics

13th Edition
Roger A. Arnold
ISBN: 9781337617406

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13th Edition
Roger A. Arnold
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Why study the theory of perfect competition if no real-world market completely satisfies all of the theory’s assumptions?

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Explain why people study the theory of perfect competition if its assumptions do not satisfy the real-world market.

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The perfect competition is the market structure with more number of buyers and sellers selling homogeneous products. In real-world situations, existence of the original perfect competitive firms is few in the market. The basic assumptions suggested by the theory of perfect competition are large number of buyers ...

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