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Posted by on Saturday, March 29, 2008 at 12:24am.

I've got a question about producer surplus.

I know that the magnitude of producer surplus would depend on the elasticity of supply, but i don't know why...

Please explain. Thank you!

  • Microecon - , Saturday, March 29, 2008 at 1:41am

    Elasticity of supply means how much more suppliers will produce if the price goes up, and how much they will cut back production if price or demand godown.

    If producers are not elastic in their response to falling price, surpluses result.

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