How would the following changes in price affect total revenue? That is, would total reven
How would the following changes in price affect total revenue? That is, would total revenue increase, decrease, or remain unchanged?
a. Price falls and demand is inelastic.
b. Price rises and demand is elastic.
c. Price rises and supply is elastic.
d. Price rises and supply is inelastic.
e. Price rises and demand is inelastic.
f. Price falls and demand is elastic.
g. Price falls and demand is of unit elasticity.
5. In 2006, Willem De Kooning’s abstract painting Woman III sold for $137.5 million. Portray this sale in a demand and supply diagram and comment on the elasticity of supply. Comedian George Carlin once mused, “If a painting can be forged well enough to fool some experts, why is the original so valuable?” Provide an answer.
6. Suppose the cross elasticity of demand for products A and B is +3.6 and for products C and D is -5.4. What can you conclude about how products A and B are related? Products C and D?