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Unformatted text preview: roblems with their computers.) At
the time, Dell employed 7,500 people in India and
planned to hire about 1,500 more. Dell hires Indians to
service U.S. customer calls because it is cheaper to hire
Indians than Americans.
If Dell keeps its costs of building and
servicing computers down, how might
this affect the supply of Dell computers for sale?
THINKING to 20, or from point A to B. Stated differently, what has to change before a move
from A to B will happen? The answer is that
the price (on the vertical axis) must increase
from $1 to $2. In other words, the only factor that will change the quantity supplied of
a good is a change in price: the factor that is
on the vertical axis. A Change in Supply Versus a Change
in Quantity Supplied
S1 S2 S1 A Price Price B 0 Quantity supplied
(a) 0 Quantity supplied
(b) (a) A change in supply refers to a shift in the supply curve. A change in supply can be brought
about by a number of factors. (b) A change in quantity supplied refers to a movement along a giv...
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