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D. Efficiency of production at the profit-maximizingoutput.AACSB: ReflectiveBT: ComprehensionLearning Objective: 9-1Schiller - Chapter 09 #36Topic: MARKET POWER37.(p. 187)At the profit-maximizing equilibrium in a monopoly: A. Economic profits are zero.B. Price equals the minimum average total cost.C. Normal profits are zero.D.Marginal revenue equals marginal cost.AACSB: ReflectiveBT: ComprehensionLearning Objective: 9-1Schiller - Chapter 09 #37Topic: MARKET POWER89
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38.(p. 187)For a monopolist, the profit-maximizing rate of output occurs where: A. MC= minimum ATC.B. P= MC.C.MR= MC.D. P=ATC.AACSB: ReflectiveBT: ComprehensionLearning Objective: 9-1Schiller - Chapter 09 #38Topic: MARKET POWER39.(p. 187)A monopolist maximizes profit by: A. Setting the highest price possible.B.Operating where marginal revenue equals marginal cost.C. Operating at the minimum point of the ATC curve.D. Operating where the vertical distance between demand and marginal revenue isthe greatest.AACSB: ReflectiveBT: ComprehensionLearning Objective: 9-1Schiller - Chapter 09 #39Topic: MARKET POWER90
40.(p. 187)Which of the following rules will always be satisfied when any firm (i.e. perfectly competitive or monopoly) has maximized profits? A. Price = lowest level of ATC.B.MR= MC.C. Price = MC.D. Total revenues are also maximized.AACSB: ReflectiveBT: ComprehensionLearning Objective: 9-1Schiller - Chapter 09 #40Topic: MARKET POWER41.(p. 187)The price charged by a profit-maximizing monopolist occurs at: A. The minimum of the average cost curve.B. The price where MR= MC.C.A price on the demand curve above the intersection where MR= MC.D. A price on the average cost curve below the point where MR= MC.AACSB: ReflectiveBT: ComprehensionLearning Objective: 9-1Schiller - Chapter 09 #41Topic: MARKET POWER91
42.(p. 187)A profit-maximizing monopolist produces the rate of output where: A.MR= MCand determines price based on the demand curve.B. Price = MC.C. MR= MCand can set price at any amount it chooses.D. MR= MCand determines price based on ATC.AACSB: ReflectiveBT: ComprehensionLearning Objective: 9-1Schiller - Chapter 09 #42Topic: MARKET POWER43.(p. 188)A barrier to entry is: A. A law established by the government to protect new industries.B. A commitment on the part of big business to allow smaller companies to compete.C. An obstacle that prevents additional workers from entering an industry, suchas a union.D.An obstacle that makes it difficult for new firms to enter a market.AACSB: AnalyticBT: KnowledgeLearning Objective: 9-1Schiller - Chapter 09 #43Topic: MARKET POWER AT WORK: THE COMPUTER MARKET REVISITED92
44.(p. 188)Compared to a competitive firm, a monopolist is likely to operate: A. The same number of manufacturing plants with each behaving like a competitive firm.B.Fewer manufacturing plants in order to benefit from economiesof scale.

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