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Suppose that all economics professors are identical.

Suppose that all economics professors are identical. They all derive $600 worth of utility from owning a full working copy of the current year's version of Stata or $200 worth of utility from owning a student version with some features disabled. Students don't care at all about the extra features of the full version. At any price p for the student version, student demand at MIT is 300 - 2p units per year. Assume that Stata has no marginal cost of selling its software.

This question was asked on Dec 11, 2011.

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