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51) Why might a producer practice price discrimination?A) to make its products more affordable to those with low incomesB) to maximize profitsC) to maximize quantity demandedD) to maximize economic efficiencyAnswer: B
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Diff: 1Page Ref: 523/523Topic: Price DiscriminationLearning Outcome: Micro 14: Discuss production and pricing decisions within monopolies and how publicpolicies affect monopoliesAACSB: Reflective Thinking52) Which of the following pricing strategies allows a firm to earn economic profit?
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Diff: 2Page Ref: 523/523Topic: Price DiscriminationLearning Outcome: Micro 14: Discuss production and pricing decisions within monopolies and how publicpolicies affect monopoliesAACSB: Reflective Thinking15
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Figure 16-1Chantal owns a hairdressing salon which caters to two main groups of customers: residents ofʺThe Chateau,ʺa retirementcommunity, and other residents in the neighborhood. Figure 16-1 shows the demand curves for the residents of theretirement community, labeled Market A, and other residents in the neighborhood, labeled Market B. The demand curvesare not identical.53)Refer to Figure 16-1.What prices are charged in the two markets?
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Diff: 2Page Ref: 523-524/523-524Topic: Price DiscriminationLearning Outcome: Micro 14: Discuss production and pricing decisions within monopolies and how publicpolicies affect monopoliesAACSB: Analytic Skills54)Refer to Figure 16-1.Which group of customers is likely to have a more elastic demand curve(more sensitive to price)?
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Diff: 2Page Ref: 523-524/523-524Topic: Price DiscriminationLearning Outcome: Micro 14: Discuss production and pricing decisions within monopolies and how publicpolicies affect monopoliesAACSB: Analytic Skills16

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