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3c. For this monopoly equilibrium, compute consumer surplus and how much consumer surplus is lost in this monopoly equilibrium as compared to the competitive equilibrium in question 2(b)?
3. Following Question 2, but suppose now a giant coffee distributor has acquired all the other distribution services and becomes a monopoly in coffee distribution within the US. The world production of coffee still faces the same marginal cost as before (i.e. $8 per pound before tariff). The distributor’s distribution cost remains $2 per pound. The US demand is still Q = 300 – 20P per year (Q is in the unit of millions of pound). c. For this monopoly equilibrium, compute consumer surplus and how much consumer surplus is lost in this monopoly equilibrium as compared to the competitive equilibrium in question 2(b)?
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