Answer to Question #52941 in Microeconomics for Yana
1. Which of the following is true under natural monopoly?
a. The marginal cost curve will be above the average cost curve.
b. The monopolist will set price equal to marginal cost and will earn economic profits.
c. Economies of scale exist.
d. Output is produced under conditions of constant cost.
2. The demand curve any monopolist uses in making output decisions is:
a. the same as the demand curve facing a perfectly competitive firm.
b. vertical, because there are no close substitutes for its product.
c. horizontal, because there are no close substitutes for its product.
d. the same as the market demand curve.
e. perfectly inelastic.
c. Economies of scale exist. d. the same as the market demand curve.