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Summary PRODUCTION AND COST ANALYSIS IN THE SHORT RUN

A. Three measures of productivity, or the relationship between inputs and the output, are total product, average product and marginal product This chapter introduces students to short-run production and cost. In the short-run, all production functions incur diminishing returns when variable inputs are used relative to at least one fixed input, reducing the additional amounts of the output being produced. Diminishing returns in production causes a short-run increase in the marginal cost, as production of more output becomes increasingly costly A. Production and costs are important for understanding supply. A. Production Function: The relationship between a flow of inputs and the resulting flow of outputs in a production process during a given period of time

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