THE SUPPLY CURVE IN A COMPETITIVE MARKET

Now that we have examined the supply decision of a single firm, we can discuss the supply curve for a market. There are two cases to consider. First, we examine a market with a fixed number of firms. Second, we examine a market in which the number of firms can change as old firms exit the market and new firms enter. Both cases are important, for each applies over a specific time horizon. Over short periods of lime, it is often difficult for firms to enter and exit, so the assumption of a fixed number of firms is appropriate.  But over long periods of time, the number of firms can adjust to changing market conditions.

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