Explain how the profit-maximizing rule of setting P = MC leads a perfectly competitive market to be allocatively efficient.
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Monday February 29, 2016: TV Flip Flops A television network earns an average of $1.6M each season from a hit program and loses an average of $0.4M each season on a program that turns out to be a flop. In general, 25% of programs turn out to be hits and 75% turn out to be flops. At a cost of $0.16M, a market research firm will analyze a pilot episode of a prospective program and issue a report predicting whether the given program will end up being a hit. If the program is actually going to be a hit then there is a 90% chance that the market researchers will correctly predict the program to be a hit. If the program is actually going to be a flop then there is an 80% chance that the market researchers will predict it as a flop. Identify the strategy that maximizes this television network
Textbook: Principles of Economics
Author: Steven A. Greenlaw, David Shapiro, Timothy Taylor
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