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Natural Monopoly
A type of monopoly that exists as a result of the high fixed or start-up costs of operating a business in a particular industry. Because it is economically sensible to have certain natural monopolies, governments often regulate those in operation, en... More »

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A natural monopoly is a monopoly in an industry in which high infrastructural costs and other barriers to entry relative to the size of the market give the largest ...

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A natural monopoly is a type of monopoly that exists as a result of the high fixed costs or startup costs of operating a business in a specific industry. Additionally ...

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Definition of natural monopoly: Situation where one firm (because of a unique raw material, technology, or other factors) can supply a market's entire demand for ...

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What is a natural monopoly? For a natural monopoly the long-run average cost curve (LRAC) falls continuously over a large range of output. The result may be…

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Nov 28, 2012 ... A natural monopoly occurs when the most efficient number of firms in the industry is one. A natural monopoly will typically have very high fixed ...

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Jan 3, 2002 ... A natural monopoly exists in a particular market if a single firm can serve that market at lower cost than any combination of two or more firms.

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A natural monopoly exists when a single firm can derive most the benefits of economies of scale available to the whole industry.

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Jun 16, 2005 ... A natural monopoly is a monopoly that exists because the cost of producing the product (i.e., a good or a service) is lower due to economies of ...

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A natural monopoly arises when a single firm supplies the entire market with a particular product or a service without any competition because of large barriers ...