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Economic Definition of short-run production analysis monopoly. Defined.

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Term short-run production analysis monopoly Definition: A monopoly produces the profit-maximizing quantity of output that equates marginal revenue and marginal cost. This production level can be identified using total revenue and cost, marginal revenue and cost, or profit. Because a monopoly faces a negatively-sloped demand curve, it does not efficiently allocate resources by equating price and marginal cost.


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