By Hal R. Varian
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The revenue received by the monopolist is just the price times the quantity, which can be interpreted as the area of the box illustrated. If the monopolist has no costs associated with renting an apartment, he would want to choose a price that has the largest associated revenue box. 7 occurs at the price p. In this case the monopolist will find it in his interest not t o rent all of the apartments. In fact this will generally be the case for a monopolist. The monopolist will want to restrict the output available in order to maximize his profit.
They tend to see just the reduction in the supply of apartments and don't think about the reduction in demand. The case we've considered is an extreme one: all of the condo purchasers were former apartment dwellers. But the other case-where none of the condo purchasers were apartment dwellers-is even more extreme. The model, simple though it is, has led us to an important insight. If we want to determine how conversion to condominiums will affect the apartment market, we have to consider not only the effect on the supply of apartments but also the effect on the demand for apartments.
Suppose we pick the consumption bundle (10,lO). Now add 1 more right shoe, so we have (11,lO). By assumption this leaves the consumer indifferent to the original position: the extra shoe doesn't do him any good. The same thing happens if we add one more left shoe: the consumer is also indifferent between ( 1 0 , l l ) and (10,lO). 4. Perfect complements. The commer always wants to consume the goods in k e d proportions to each other. Thus the indifference curves are L-shaped. EXAMPLES O F PREFERENCES 41 Increasing both the number of left shoes and the number of right shoes at the same time will move the consumer to a more preferred position, so the direction of increasing preference is again up and to the right, as illustrated in the diagram.
Intermediate Microeconomics: A Modern Approach (7th Edition) by Hal R. Varian