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Indicate how each of the following events would affect a firm’s indicated short run cost curves (i.e. would the
cited curve shift up, shift down, experience a movement along, or experience no change).
Hint: See pp. 8-12 in the Notes found in the Chapter 5 Student Package.

Slumping sales cause the firm to lay off workers.

ATC effect =

MC effect =

Wage rates decrease by 20 percent.

AFC effect =

MC effect =
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    Chapter 5 Assignment

    Fill in all the blanks in table below using the limited cost information provided. Hints: [1] If you know an
    average, you should be able to calculate a total, [2] marginal...
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