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DISSAVING: Negative saving during a given period of time in which consumption expenditures exceed disposable income. Dissaving is made possible by spending past or future disposable income on current consumption, that is, using income saved from previous periods or borrowing income to be earned in future periods. Saving is generally illustrated by the vertical difference when between the consumption line and the 45-degree line. Dissaving results when the 45-degree line lies above the consumption line.

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Lesson 16: Perfect Competition | Unit 5: Evaluation Page: 26 of 28

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  • Unfortunately all is NOT perfect with perfect competition, it has three key failures.

    • First, perfect competition provides no incentive to innovate, grow, and expand.

    • Second, perfect competition provides no incentive nor way to achieve differences.

    • Third, perfect competition is an idealized market structure designed to highlight the extreme possibility of perfect efficiency.

  • In spite of these imperfections perfect competition provides an invaluable tool in the study of markets, market structures, and efficiency.


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COLLUSION PRODUCTION ANALYSIS

To avoid competition, oligopolistic firms are occasionally inclined to cooperate through collusion. Collusion occurs when two or more oligopolistic firms jointly agree to control market prices and quantity and to generally act like a monopoly. Colluding firms set a price and produce a quantity that maximizes industry-wide economic profit, the same price and quantity that would be selected by a profit-maximizing monopoly. Once the industry-wide price and production are determined, each individual firm produces the quantity of output that equates the marginal cost of the firm to the marginal revenue for the industry.

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"And while the law of competition may be sometimes hard for the individual, it is best for the race, because it ensures the survival of the fittest in every department. "

-- Andrew Carnegie, entrepreneur

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