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115) According to the Department of Justice merger guidelines, a proposed merger between two firmsmay be challenged if the post-merger Herfindahl-Hirschman IndexA) lies between 1,000 and 1,800 and the merger raises the Index by 50 points.B) lies above 1,800 and the merger raises the Index by less than 50 points.C) lies below 1,000 and the merger raises the Index by 100 points.D) lies between 1,000 and 1,800 and the merger raises the Index by more than 100 points.Answer: D
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Diff: 2Page Ref: 506/506Topic: MergersLearning Outcome: Micro 14: Discuss production and pricing decisions within monopolies and how publicpolicies affect monopoliesAACSB: Reflective Thinking37
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116) Consider an industry that is made up of six firms with the following market shares: Firm A-50%,Firm B-20%, Firms C and D-10% each, and Firms E and F-5% each. What is the value of theHerfindahl-Hirschman Index and how will the industry be categorized?116)
Diff: 2Page Ref: 506/506Topic: Herfindahl-Hirschman IndexLearning Outcome: Micro 14: Discuss production and pricing decisions within monopolies and how publicpolicies affect monopoliesAACSB: Analytic Skills117) If a firm is a natural monopoly, competition from other firms cannot be counted on to force pricedown to the level where the company earns zero economic profit. How are prices usually set innatural monopoly markets in the United States?
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Diff: 1Page Ref: 508/508Topic: Natural MonopolyLearning Outcome: Micro 14: Discuss production and pricing decisions within monopolies and how publicpolicies affect monopoliesAACSB: Reflective Thinking38
Figure 15-7Figure 15-7 shows the market demand and cost curves facing a natural monopoly.

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