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Unformatted text preview: b. To determine the individual firm's output, equate price and marginal cost: P = 2 = 0.2q q = 10 Firm's = TR TC = 2*10 (9+0.1*100) = 20 - 19 = 1 c. Firms are earning economic profit so we would expect entry to occur, causing the market supply curve to shift rightward. With new firms entering industry, the market supply increases, causing the market price to fall, which in turn reduces profits that each firm is earning. This will continue until we reach long-run equilibrium at zero profit....
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This note was uploaded on 10/24/2009 for the course ECON 201 taught by Professor Wana during the Spring '08 term at University of Iowa.
- Spring '08