ECO/204 WEEK 3 DISCUSSION 1 -PERFECT COMPETITION-PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS
Discussion 1 – Perfect Competition
A perfectly competitive industry is initially in a short-run equilibrium in which all firms are earning zero economic profits but are operating below their minimum efficient scale. Explain the long-run adjustments that will create equilibrium with firms operating at their minimum efficient scale. Why is a perfect competitive firm associated with efficiency for both consumers and businesses?
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