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    Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly

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    Please help with Problems 1, 4, 5, 9, 10, and 13 on pp. 605-606.

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    1. Movie production is an oligopoly. There are several large studios, and they each produce all different types of movies. In order to gain market share, they may take over smaller production companies. They may retain their names, as the public associates that name with certain types of movies. Having seen a good Touchstone movie, they are more likely to assume similar movies made by Touchstone are also good. Disney tends to produce family friendly movies, while those made by Touchstone are geared more for adults only.

    4. There are many different brands of breakfast cereal that compete fiercely based on packaging. They attempt to gain market share through ...

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    Questions related to market structure, profit maximization, and pricing strategies.