BASD505 Assignment 1

# BASD505 Assignment 1 - BASD 505 Environmental Management,...

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BASD 505 Environmental Management, Economics, and Technology J,McPhadden, N.Golderberger S.Shamash H.Gu 1 a) Pete’s Demand: Q d = 10-0.25P *2= 20-0.5P Jane’s Demand: Q d = 5-0.5P Aggregate Demand: Q d = (10+10)-(0.5+0.5)P= 25-P b) Q= 25-P If P= \$5 then Q= 20 PQ= 25Q-Q 2 = \$15,000 Consumer surplus: (20*20)/2= 200 2. a) \$70 = WTP (demand), thus by setting D= MC Firm A: \$70= \$100+Q Q= -30 therefore do not produce Firm B: \$70= \$50+2Q Q= 10 b) market supply reflects private marginal costs of production MC a = 100+Q MC b = 50+2Q - Given supply of type B firms is double that of type 1, aggregate market supply is: MC agg = (100+Q)+ 2(50+2Q)= 200+5Q= 40+Q c) MC a -MC b = (100+Q)- (50+2Q)= 50- Q MC agg = 2(50+2Q)- (50-Q)= 50+5Q= 10+Q 25 5 20 P Q= 25-P Q Consumer Surplus

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BASD 505 Environmental Management, Economics, and Technology J,McPhadden, N.Golderberger S.Shamash H.Gu 3. a) For each plant, Q = 40 MC a = (20 + Q a )*10 = 200+400 = 600 MC b = (10 + 2Q b )*10= 100 + 20(40) = 900 Total cost for both = 600+900 = \$1500 b) MC a = MC b MC a = 200 + 10Q a MC b = 100 + 20Q b 200 + 10Q a = 100 + 20Q b
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## This note was uploaded on 04/21/2010 for the course BUSINESS basd505 taught by Professor Clive during the Spring '10 term at UBC.

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