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  Economic surplus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Total surplus is the primary measure used in Welfare Economics to evaluate the efficiency of a proposed policy.
A basic technique of bargaining for both parties is to pretend that their surplus is less than it really is: sellers may argue that the price they asks hardly leaves them any profit, while customers may play down how eager they are to have the article.
In heterodox economics, the economic surplus denotes the total income which the ruling class derives from its ownership of society's (productive) assets, which is either reinvested or spent on consumption.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Consumer_and_producer_surplus   (317 words)

  
 Selected Answers in Chapter 9   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
It is economically inefficient to produce more than the equilibrium quantity because the marginal cost of producing more units exceeds the values that consumers place on those units, as measured by their willingness to pay (the height of the demand curve at those quantities).
Without the tax, consumer surplus is the sum of Areas A, B, and C. Producer surplus is the sum of Areas D, E, and F. With the tax, consumer surplus is Area A and producer surplus is Area F.
Producer surplus falls by the sum of areas D and E, and the government gains only area D, so area E shows the deadweight social loss from the tax.
www.econ.rochester.edu /eco108/ch9/ans9.htm   (2314 words)

  
 Producer Surplus
Producer surplus is defined as the difference between what producers actually receive when selling a product and the amount they would be willing to accept for a unit of the good.
The total producer surplus in the market is given by the sum of the areas of the rectangles.
The new level of producer surplus is now given by the sum of the blue and yellow areas in the Figure.
internationalecon.com /v1.0/ch90/90c090.html   (883 words)

  
 Consumer and producer surplus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Consumer surplus is the difference between the amount that consumers actually pay and the amount that they would have been willing to pay.
Producer surplus is the difference between the amount that producers actually receive and the minimum amount that they would have to receive in order to supply the given level of output.
On a graph, producer surplus can be shown as the area above the supply curve and below the prevailing market price.
www.eco.utexas.edu /graduate/Konstantinova/3_Surplus.htm   (598 words)

  
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The new producer surplus is C (the area under the price and above the supply curve for the 18 units produced).
Consumer surplus would be A+B+C+D and producer surplus would be E+F+G. However, the state of California destroys one-third of all oranges, resulting in a supply of oranges that has 1/3 the amount of the natural orange supply curve.
New consumer surplus is A and new producer surplus is E+B+C+F. The dead weight loss of this government program is D+G. D was consumer surplus and was lost; G was producer surplus and was lost.
www.mtsu.edu /~cbaum/242topic3.doc   (2974 words)

  
 Market Price Method
Similarly, producer surplus is measured by the difference between the total revenues earned from a good, and the total variable costs of producing it.
Producer surplus is measured by the difference between the total revenues earned from a good, and the total variable costs of producing it.
The total net economic benefit, or economic surplus, is the sum of consumer surplus and producer surplus.
www.ecosystemvaluation.org /market_price.htm   (1424 words)

  
 Tutor2u - producer surplus
Producer surplus is a measure of producer welfare.
The level of producer surplus is shown by the area above the supply curve and below the market price and is illustrated below.
If the supply curve is perfectly elastic, producer surplus is zero since the price the firm is willing to supply their output at is also the ruling market price.
www.tutor2u.net /economics/content/topics/marketsinaction/producer_surplus.htm   (243 words)

  
 Revision Guru
Producer surplus is used as a measure of producer welfare.
It is defined as being the difference between what producers are willing and able to supply a good for (indicated by the position of the supply curve) and the price they actually receive.
The level of producer surplus is shown by the area above the supply curve and below the market price.
www.revisionguru.co.uk /economics/producer.htm   (62 words)

  
 Eco 301 chapter 9   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Producer surplus are benefits to those producers who can produce at a lower marginal cost and selling at the market price.
Since producer surplus is a benefit to producers if the government has a policy we can tell if the policy increases (benefits) or decreases (harms) producer surplus.
The change in consumer surplus was A-B and the change in producer surplus was —A-C, the total change in surplus is consumer surplus plus producer surplus or (A-B) + (-A-C)= -B-C. The two triangles B and C are the deadweight loss in the economy due to the price controls put on by the government.
www.oswego.edu /~spizman/eco301ch9.html   (1598 words)

  
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Producer surplus is the extra value producers get for a good in excess of the opportunity costs they incur for producing it.
Short-run producer surplus is the part of total profits that is in excess of the profits firms would have if they chose to produce nothing at all.
Producers will resist their losses, and since the loss is spread over fewer producers than the gain for consumers, they have a stronger incentive to organize for trade protection.
www.k-state.edu /economics/ramesh/E520CHP9.HTM   (2699 words)

  
 Consumer and Producer Surplus [ Biz/ed Virtual Developing Country ]
Consumer surplus is a measure of consumer welfare gained by consumers being able to purchase a good or service in the market at a price lower that the maximum that they would be prepared to pay for it rather than going with out it.
Producer surplus is the difference between the revenue that the firms would earn from offering a good or service for sale rather than not selling it and the revenue that they are able to achieve by selling it at the market price.
The producer surplus is shown in the diagram below by the triangle below the equilibrium price and above the supply curve.
www.bized.ac.uk /virtual/dc/trade/theory/th16.htm   (184 words)

  
 case_demo|The Price System, Supply and Demand, and|Supply and demand and Market Efficiency|Producer Surplus
Since these producers are able to produce at a lower price, they would be earning what is known as a producer surplus at the current market price of $5.
At the first one million units produced, the amount of producer surplus would be $3 million [$5million revenue = ($5 times one million: revenue for selling 1 million units @ $5/unit)] minus a cost of [$2 million (($2.00 times one million: revenue for selling 1 million units @ $2.00/unit)].
Consumer surplus is the red shaded area and producer surplus is the blue shaded area.
wps.prenhall.com /case_demo/0,8074,898422-,00.html   (517 words)

  
 Consumer and producer surplus: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about Consumer and producer surplus
The consumer surplus shows up above the price and below the demand curve, since the consumer is paying less for the item than the maximum that they would pay.
The producer surplus shows up below the price and above the supply curve, since that is the minimum that a producer can produce that quantity with.
A basic technique of bargaining for both parties is to pretend that one's surplus is less than it really is: the seller may argue that the price he or she asks hardly leaves him or her any profit, while the customer may play down how eager he or she is to have the article.
www.encyclopedian.com /co/Consumer-and-producer-surplus.html   (241 words)

  
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Thus producer surplus rises by $5 (which is the size of area B) when the price of a bottle of water rises from $4 to $6.
The maximum total surplus is the area between the demand and supply curves, which totals $11 ($8 value minus $2 cost for the first haircut, plus $7 value minus $3 cost for the second, plus $5 value minus $4 cost for the third).
Consumer surplus in the software market changes from B + C to A + B, a net change of A — C. Producer surplus changes from E to C + D + E, an increase of C + D, so software producers should be happy about the technological progress in computers.
www4.ncsu.edu /unity/users/m/mkutch/www/QCh7.doc   (3039 words)

  
 Part I: Determining Consumer and Producer Surplus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The concepts of consumer and producer surplus are used to measure the impact of policies such as tariffs and quotas on consumers and producers.
Consumer surplus is based on the idea that many consumers are willing to pay more than the market price for a good or service.
Producers gain by the difference between the price which they obtain for a product and the price at which they are willing to sell the product.
www.kimep.kz /INSTPC/sld002.htm   (91 words)

  
 Producer Surplus
Because the earliest case of producers' surplus analyzed was one in which land captured the surplus, the producers' surplus is often called economic rent.
Producers' surplus is usually captured by resource owners rather than by producers.
The resources that capture the surplus are those that are especially good at producing the product in question or that have no other uses, and hence will be used for that product even when prices are low.
www.saintjoe.edu /~bobs/econ/MaximizingBeha/ProdSurp.html   (542 words)

  
 Surplus Line Association of Oregon!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
To be licensed as a surplus line producer, Oregon residents must be licensed as an Oregon property and casualty agent and pass the Oregon surplus line producer qualifying exam.
It is the sole responsibility of the surplus line producer to determine the eligibility of the insurer to be used at the time placement is made.
The list is a tool for the surplus line producer to utilize in discharging his or her responsibility to select an insurer that meets the requirements of the Oregon Statutes at the time of placement.
www.slaor.org /index.cfm?fuseaction=Insurance.main   (1415 words)

  
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Producer surplus, area C in the diagram, is equal to
Producer surplus, area G in the diagram, is equal to
Producer surplus, areas CG in the diagram, is equal to
www.langara.bc.ca /economics/Tom2251Chapter9ExercisesSolutions.html   (726 words)

  
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Consumer surplus = ½ * 200 * $400 + 200 * $600 = $160,000 Producer surplus = ½ * 200 * $400 = $40,000 e.
The producers still renting apartments (the first 200) get a lower rent, and there are 100 landlords who no longer are willing to rent their apartments.
Draw the consumer surplus, producer surplus, government surplus (government tax revenue) and deadweight loss on the second graph.
www.personal.kent.edu /~kwilson3/summer04/principles/answer3.doc   (1281 words)

  
 North Dakota Insurance Department : Producer/Agent   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The surplus lines insurance producer is personally responsible for investigating the financial condition of the non-admitted insurer before placing the insurance therewith.
Within 60 days of the effective date of the policy, the surplus lines insurance producer is required to complete and file with the Commissioner of Insurance, an affidavit that states that after reasonable diligent search, the risk cannot be placed with a licensed company.
Both the insurance producer license and the surplus lines insurance producer license may be applied for at the same time on the same application form if accompanied by both fees.
www.state.nd.us /ndins/producer/details.asp?ID=217   (1093 words)

  
 Producer Surplus
Producers' surplus exists when actual price exceeds the minimum price sellers will accept.
Producers' surplus can appear as profit, but usually it takes a different form.
Hence the producers' surplus is not the same as profit.
ingrimayne.saintjoe.edu /econ/MaximizingBeha/ProdSurp.html   (542 words)

  
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Producer surplus is the amount a seller is paid minus the costs of production.
So we can use producer surplus to measure the well-being of producers in much the same way as we use consumer surplus to measure the well-being of consumers.
Market efficiency Consumer and producer surplus are the basic tools that economists use to study the welfare of buyers and sellers in a market.
www.icps.kiev.ua /doc/w8-9_eng.doc   (7716 words)

  
 get now: consumer and producer surplus
Producer And Consumer Surplus Illustrated The producers' and consumers' surpluses are illustrated with supply and demand...
Consumer Surplus and Producer Surplus The total gain from trade equals the consumer and producer surplus received by buyers and sellers.
This tour is the trade tour, and this page looks at consumer and producer surplus and how they can be used to measure welfare.
www.paulstaples.co.uk /consumer_and_producer_surplus.html   (262 words)

  
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When P = $550, the quantity is _____ and Producer Surplus is _____.
The lower price causes consumer surplus to increase for two reasons: people buy more of the good and they spend less for what they would have bought at the higher price.
At the price you choose, Price 1, total spending on this good is _____, the cost of selling the number of units supplied at that price is _______, and producer surplus is ________.
csob.berry.edu /faculty/economics/PrinciplesII/Mankiw_7_Market_Efficiency.doc   (616 words)

  
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His consumer surplus consists of both areas A and B in the figure, an increase in the amount of area B. a.
Ernie’s total producer surplus is $3 + $1 = $4, which is the area of A in the figure.
His producer surplus consists of both areas A and B in the figure, an increase by the amount of area B. PriceQuantity SuppliedQuantity Demanded $ 213422631 b.
courses.nnu.edu /ec241pc/ch7.doc   (1560 words)

  
 Microeconomics
Producer Surplus is the seller's profit from selling a good.
Alternatively, we could say it is the excess of what a buyer charges over what he would have been barely willing to accept.
C earns a profit of $1, while D, the marginal seller, earns no profit, since he is barely willing to sell for the going price of $4.
www.csun.edu /~hceco008/c4b.htm   (196 words)

  
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So, fixed costs are added to profit to get producer surplus because the total surplus is the sum of all the individual surplusses from each unit, which is the difference between the price gotten *for that unit* and the cost paid to produce *that unit*.
Consider this: when thinking about a two-part tariff, the (individual) consumer's surplus is the amount the consumer would pay to enter the market to buy the commodity at the going price.
So, the firm's producer surplus is the amount the firm would pay to be able to enter the market to sell stuff at the going price.
www.econ.ucsb.edu /~rabbit/econ100b/studentquestion8   (272 words)

  
 Producer Surplus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Thus, producer surplus is profit plus fixed cost.
By producing, you earn the profit and avoid the loss of the fixed cost.
Since fixed cost is short-run concept, producer surplus is larger than profits in the short run.
www.carleton.ca /vpac/MarketingBoards/tsld007.htm   (65 words)

  
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Producer Surplus Definition: The difference between what firms are paid to supply a commodity and the cost of producing the marginal unit is producer surplus.
- total surplus is a measure of the benefit to society from allocating resources to this market.
- consider producing less than the equilibrium amount of the good - height of demand curve > height of supply curve - willingness-to-pay > cost - producing more creates more surplus - output less than equilibrium is inefficient.
flash.lakeheadu.ca /~mshannon/mankiw03d.doc   (517 words)

  
 Economics 111   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Consumer surplus with a “regular” demand curve is defined and interpreted in the same way.
Difference between what sellers receive and their costs is producer surplus  (on graph, area between supply curve and price line).
Producer surplus with a “regular” supply curve is defined and interpreted in the same way.
www.umt.edu /econ/Barrett/econ111/lec7.htm   (818 words)

  
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The price of turkey is P1 and the producer surplus that results from that price is denoted PS.
Producer surplus measures the amount sellers are paid for a good minus the sellers’ cost (measured by the supply curve).
Producing more turkey would lower total surplus because the value to buyers would be less than the cost to sellers.
www.econ.umn.edu /~fyang/Summer03_1101/Ch7.doc   (3189 words)

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