Short-run equilibrium, Managerial Economics


All firms are assumed to aim at maximizing profits or minimizing losses.  The monopolist controls his output or price, but not both.

The monopoly maximizes profits where: MR = MC (the necessary condition of profit maximisation)

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He cannot produce at less than Qo because MR will be greater than MC.  The monopolist will determine his output at Q Xo and set the price at Po and his total Revenue is OQo X OPo and the to total cost will be OCo X bQo and abnormal profits Po CO AB

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