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The theorem of consumer surplus and demand elasticity at equilibrium price in a monopolist competition case


  • Grebennikov, Petr I


In the market of a monopolistically competition the price of a long-run equilibrium, the consumers’ surplus is equal to a half of fixed cost value, and the price elasticity is equal to the ratio of total to fixed costs.

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  • Grebennikov, Petr I, 2010. "The theorem of consumer surplus and demand elasticity at equilibrium price in a monopolist competition case," MPRA Paper 33535, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:33535

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    consumer surplus; price elasticity;

    JEL classification:

    • D43 - Microeconomics - - Market Structure, Pricing, and Design - - - Oligopoly and Other Forms of Market Imperfection


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