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Q 1 2 3 4 5 20 32 10 50 10 AFC AVC ATC MC TVC TFC TC 85 Average product and marginal product 6 4 AP MP Average product and marginal product Falling Falling MP Rising 2 MP and MP and and rising falling rising MC: MC: Labour 0 1.5 MC: 2.0 falling rising rising 12 and AP AP AP and falling Maximum MP and Maximum AP and and rising AVC falling minimum MC minimum AVC 9 AVC AVC MC PRODUCT CURVES AND COST CURVES 6 3 AVC 0 6.5 10 Pizzas Shifts in the Cost Curves
The position of a firm's short-run cost curves depends on two factors: technology prices of resources Long-Run Cost
Long-run cost is the cost of production when a firm uses the economically efficient quantities of labour and capital. The behaviour of long-run cost depends on the firm's production function. The production function is the relationship between the maximum output attainable and the quantities of both labour and capital. The Production Function
Labour 1 2 3 4 5
Marginal product of labour decreasing Output (pizza per day) 1 Oven 2...
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- Fall '14