ECN437Exercise1

# ECN437Exercise1 - The corresponding marginal cost equation...

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ECN437 Exercise 1 Due Monday 1/30 Suppose that on a Saturday night there are 20 people who'd each like pizza.  Each person's willingness to pay for pizza is given by the equation  W2Pi=10-Qi, where W2Pi is the maximum amount person i is willing to  pay for pizza number Qi (eg, the person is willing to pay \$9 for the first  pizza, \$8 for the second, etc.). There are 10 stores that will deliver a pizza.  Each store has the following total cost equation: TCj=16+Qj*Qj, where Qj  is the number of pizzas produced by firm j and Qj*Qj means Qj squared.
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Unformatted text preview: The corresponding marginal cost equation is MCj=2*Qj. You may assume the market is perfectly competitive. Please answer the following questions. 1. Derive the demand curve for a typical individual and the supply curve for a typical firm. 2. Derive the market demand and supply curves. 3. What is the equilibrium price and quantity of pizza? 4. How many pizzas does each person buy? How much consumer surplus does each person receive? How many pizzas does each firm produce? How much profit does each firm earn?...
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