Draw the firm’s labor supply and marginal resource cost curves.

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Assume a firm is a monopsonist that can hire its first worker for $6 but must increase the wage rate by $3 to attract each successive worker (so that the second worker must be paid $9, the third $12, and so on). The marginal revenue product of labor is given in the table below.

Units of
Labor
Marginal
Revenue Product
0na
1$30
2$24
3$18
4$15
5$12
6$10

Drawthe firm’s labor supply and marginal resource cost curves.

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