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514 Market power occurs when a firm: can sell additional units of output without lowering the price of its product. Incorrect must sell additional units of output at a constant marginal cost. Incorrect can influence the price of its product. ( True Answer )Correct maximizes profit at the output level where P MC. Incorrect =
515 Market power arises from:
516 Suppose that each firm that operates in an industry has a total cost curve given by TC = 7,000 + 50 Q. In this industry, the lowest average total cost of producing 1,000 units of output occurs when:
51 7 Which of the following statements is TRUE?
518 Mobile phone portability allows consumers to retain their phone number if they change to a different phone network, which will tend to:
increase barriers to entry in the phone industry. Incorrect discourage product differentiation and increase switching costs. Incorrect encourage the formation of natural monopolies. Incorrect reduce market power in the phone industry. ( True Answer )Correct
519 Many years ago the Aluminum Company of America owned almost all sources of the special ore (bauxite) needed to produce aluminum. This is an example of market power arising from:
520 In Louisiana, it was a crime to sell funeral caskets without a funeral director's license. This law was a source of ______ for licensed funeral directors and an example of ______.
52 1 Which of the following are sources of market power?
522 A firm with the ability to affect the price of its product: faces a downward-sloping demand curve. ( True Answer )Correct

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