Monopoly Power

A Monopoly is one of the four typical market structures. It describes a situation where a single firm (or individual) is the sole producer and seller of a product or service in an entire market. It is characterized through a lack of competition. As a result the monopolist has the ability to […]

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The Law of Supply and Demand

The principle of supply and demand is one of the most important concepts in microeconomics. It helps us understand how and why transactions on markets take place and how prices are determined. To learn more about supply and demand we mainly need to look at consumers and producers. Consumers In this case, […]

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Do We Really Need Economic Growth?

The principle of economic growth has become quite controversial in recent years. While many economists perceived the necessity of growth almost as a dogma, critics have become increasingly numerous. Since the global economies are continuously overexploiting natural and non-renewable resources, the idea of unlimited economic growth seems to be doomed […]

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