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Quantitative Methods: Dual Price

Discuss the Shadow price rule and " dual price". Are they related? What are they used for?

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Maximum price that management is willing to pay for an extra unit of a given limited resource. Management may wish to know whether it pays to add capacity in a particular department. It would be interested in the monetary value to the firm of adding, say, an hour per week of assembly time. This monetary value is usually the ...

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This solution discusses the shadow price rule and the dual price rule, and explains if they are related and what they are used for.