Which of the following is true regarding the production and pricing decisions of monopolistically competitive firms? Monopolistically competitive firms choose the quantity at which marginal cost equals ?

A. marginal revenue and then use the demand curve to determine the price consistent with this quantity
B. average total cost and then use the supply curve to determine the price consistent with this quantity
C. marginal revenue and then use the supply curve to determine the price consistent with this quantity
D. average total cost and then use the demand curve to determine the price consistent with this quantity

When firms enter a monopolistically competitive market and the business-stealing externality is larger than the product-variety externality then ?

A. there are too many firms in the market and market efficiency could be increased if firms exited the market
B. the number of firms in the market is optimal and the market is efficient
C. There are too few firms in the market and market efficiency could be be increased with additional entry
D. The only way to improve efficiency in this market is for the government to regulate it like a natural monopoly.

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