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Consumer Surplus, Producer Surplus, Government Revenue

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Given the following information pertaining to a small country A with respect to good X under free trade and with a tariff in place

Price of X under free trade $12
Ad Valorem tariff 10%
Production of X under free trade 2,000 units
Production of X with tariff in place 2,300 units
Import of X under free trade 600 units
Import of X with tariff in place 200 units.

Calculate the changes in:

Consumer Surplus: -2580
Producer Surplus: 480
Government Revenue: 960
Deadweight losses: -1140.

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Changes in consumer surplus, producer surplus, government revenue and deadweight losses have been calculated given Ad Valorem tariff, production under free trade, production with tariff in place, Import under free trade and Import tariff in place.

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