Perfect Competition

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What are the 4 assumptions of perfect competition
1. no barriers to entry or exit 2.firms produce homogenous products (identical) 3.Perfect knowlege of price (price transparancy) 4.large number of buyers and sellers-all too small to effect market (price takers)
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Name examples of perfect competition
Foreign exchange rate, many agricultural products eg King Edward potatoes
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allocatively efficient in PC
Becasue the LR equalibrium occurs where P=MC
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Productively efficient in PC
Becasue firms produce at the lowest point on the SRAC
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X-efficient in PC
Competition between firms will act as a spur to increase efficiency and make sure firms use the best combination of inputs
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