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Regulating a Natural Monopoly

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Solution Summary

The problem illustrates with the help of a typical cost curve what a natural monopoly looks like. It also explores the different ways in which it can be regulated: marginal cost pricing, average cost pricing etc. It also explores the pros and cons of each method of regulating a natural monopoly.