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Impact of Monopolies on Consumers

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Analyse how a monopoly could benefit consumers.

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Market Structures and Competition

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I. 🍃Introduction
- Definition of monopoly
- Importance of studying monopolies

II. Advantages of a monopoly
- High profits
- Ability to invest in R&D
- Improved quality of output
- Economies of scale
- Lower average costs
- Lower prices

III. Unique product
- Advantages of providing a unique product
- Lack of competition

IV. Government monopoly
- Lower prices
- Provision of services

V. Disadvantages of a monopoly
- Potential for abuse of power
- Less choice for consumers
- Higher prices in the long run
- Lack of innovation

VI. 👉Conclusion
- Summary of advantages and disadvantages of monopolies
- Importance of regulating monopolies to ensure fair competition.

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