A nation's residents can allocate their scarce resources either to

A nation's residents can allocate their scarce resources either to producing consumption goods or to producing human capital-that is, providing themselves with training and education. The following table displays the production possibilities for this nation:
A nation's residents can allocate their scarce resources either to

a. Suppose that the nation's residents currently produce combination A. What is the opportunity cost of increasing production of consumption goods by 10 units by 60 units?
b. Does the law of increasing additional cost hold true for this nation? Why or why not?

Opportunity Cost
Opportunity cost is the profit lost when one alternative is selected over another. The Opportunity Cost refers to the expected returns from the second best alternative use of resources that are foregone due to the scarcity of resources such as land,...

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