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8. A firm will continue to hire workers as long as:A) the marginal product of labor is greater than the wage.B) the marginal product of labor is less than the wage.C) the value of labor exceeds the firm's production costs.D) the value of labor exceeds the firm's fixed costs of labor.Ans:
ADifficulty: EasySkill Descriptor: Concept-BasedTopic: The Demand for Labor and the Marginal Product of LaborReference: Ref 18-1
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Table: All-StarsNumber of All-Star Marginal Product of Labor Quality Pitchers(MPL per season, millions)1$2021537435160.509. (Table: All-Stars) Refer to the table. A Major League Baseball team is considering increasing the quality of its pitching staff by hiring all-star quality pitchers. If the going salary for an all-starpitcher is $12 million per season, this team will hire ________ pitchers.
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CRefer To: Ref 18-1Difficulty: MediumSkill Descriptor: Critical-ThinkingTopic: The Demand for Labor and the Marginal Product of Labor10. (Table: All-Stars) Refer to the table. A Major League Baseball team is trying to increase the quality of its pitching staff by hiring all-star quality pitchers. If the team hires three all-star pitchers, what is the going salary for an all-star pitcher?
BRefer To: Ref 18-1Difficulty: EasySkill Descriptor: Critical-ThinkingTopic: The Demand for Labor and the Marginal Product of Labor
11. Which of the following statements is(are) TRUE?I. The demand for labor is downward sloping.II. The marginal product of labor declines as a firm hires more labor.III. The marginal product of labor is the demand curve for labor.
DDifficulty: MediumSkill Descriptor: Concept-BasedTopic: The Demand for Labor and the Marginal Product of Labor12. Figure: Cleaners' WagesRefer to the figure. How many workers will this firm hire at a wage of $29?A) B) C) D) Ans:
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13. The marginal product of labor is:
DDifficulty: MediumSkill Descriptor: DefinitionalTopic: The Demand for Labor and the Marginal Product of LaborReference: Ref 18-2Table: Sunshine Flower Vase Co.Number of WorkersDailyTotal Revenue ($)31,35041,58051,76061,88571,96582,015

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