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Question;Complete the following problem:The attached table represents the market share of the top eight firms in a hypothetical industry in 2006 and 2011.Calculate the four-firm concentration ratios for 2006 and 2011. Analyze the industry changes during this five-year period.Calculate the eight-firm concentration ratios for 2006 and 2011. Does this index give you any different indication about changes in the industry over the same period?Calculate the Herfindahl-Hirschman Indexes for 2006 and 2011. What information does this index tell you about changes in the industry? How does this information differ from the four-firm and eight-firm indexes?Hypothesize what you think might have happened to supply, demand, and price of products in this industry from 2006 to 2011. Use charts, if appropriate, to illustrate your response.;5-4 Homework: Problem;Set Data;Firm;Market Share 2006;Market Share 2011;A;10%;32%;B;8%;5%;C;12%;12%;D;20%;29%;E;21%;9%;F;2%;1%;G;5%;4%;H;6%;2%


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