A monopolistically competitive firm earning profits

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7) A monopolistically competitive firm earning profits in the short run will find the demand forits product decreasing and becoming more elastic in the long run as new firms move into theindustry untilA) the original firm is driven into bankruptcy.B) the firm's demand curve is perfectly elastic.C) the firm's demand curve is tangent to its average total cost curve.D) the firm exits the market.Answer:C
8) In the long run, what happens to the demand curve facing a monopolistically competitive firmthat is earning short-run profits?A
Figure 13-1110)Refer to Figure 13-11.What is the monopolistic competitor's profit maximizing output?B
11)Refer to Figure 13-11.What is the monopolistic competitor's profit maximizing price in theLong Run?1234D
12)Refer to Figure 13-11.The firm represented in the diagramA) makes zero economic profit.B) makes zero accounting profit.C) should exit the industry.D) should expand its output to take advantage of economies of scale.Answer:A
13)Refer to Figure 13-11.What is the productively efficient output for the firm represented inthe diagram?D
14)Refer to Figure 13-11.What is the allocatively efficient output for the firm represented inthe diagram?C
16)Refer to Figure 13-11.What is the amount of excess capacity?B
17) Why do most firms in monopolistic competition typically make zero profit in the long run?A) because firms produce differentiated productsB) because the lack of entry barriers would compete away profitsC) because firms do not produce at their minimum efficient scaleD) because the total market is not large enough to accommodate so many firmsAnswer:B
25) Which of the following describes the relative positions of the demand curve and the averagetotal cost (ATC) curve of a monopolistically competitive firm that earns a profit in the short run?A

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Term
Fall
Professor
Goss
Tags
Economics, Microeconomics, Monopolistic Competition, monopolistically competitive firm

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