Explain how the firm is trying to create a monopoly or dominating the market?

Q1. You have been hired as an economic consultant by a price-taking (a perfectly competitive) firm that produces T-shirts. The firm already has a factory, so it is operating in the short-run. The price of T-shirt is $9, the hourly wage is $24, and each T-shirt requires $1 worth of material. The following table shows the relationship between the number of workers and output of T-shirts.
Workers
10
11
12
13
14
15
Output
5
29
41
47
50
52
Labor cost
Material cost
Fixed cost
$2
$2
$2
$2
$2
$2
Total cost
Marginal cost
Fill in the blanks in the table.
What is the profit maximizing output? [ students may use marginal approach]
Q2. See around you and pick up a firm which is either dominating the market or trying to create monopoly.
(a) Write in brief about the firm chosen and explain how the firm is trying to create a monopoly or dominating the market?
(b) Elaborate your opinion, why we as a society should worry about a firm trying to create a monopoly?
(c) Discuss some policy options a government could have to intervene in such market and prevent the monopoly creation.
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Requirements:
– no plagiarism
-add references (APA style)

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