169 Outcome: The Shutdown Point

What you’ll learn to do: determine the break-even, and the shutdown points of production for a perfectly competitive firm

In this outcome, you will see why it is sometimes advantageous for a firm to continue producing even when it is experiencing losses.


The learning activities for this section include:

  • Reading: The Shutdown Point
  • Self Check: The Shutdown Point

Take time to review and reflect on each of these activities in order to improve your performance on the assessment for this section.


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