Answer to Question #44158 in Microeconomics for Najla
- Ethanol is again viewed as one part of a solution to the problem of shortages of petroleum products. Ethanol is made from a blend of gasoline and alcohol derived from corn or sugar cane. What would you expect the impact of this program to be on the price of corn, soybeans and wheat? Discuss.
Why invest capita in purely competitive industries with equilibrium margins that are razor thin and entrants that erode quasi profits? Suppose volume is not exceptionally large, why then?