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Explain the Chain of Effect of Excess Demand of a Good on It Equilibrium Price. - Economics

Explain the chain of an effect of excess demand of a good on it equilibrium price.

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Excess demand refers to a situation when quantity demanded is more than quantity supplied at the prevailing market price.

When the price is lower than the equilibrium market price of a good (OPe), the price ceiling leads to the excess of demand. Now, the excess demand will increase the competition among consumers in the market. Thereby they consume the good at a higher price which leads to an increase in the price level, i.e. OPe

Concept: Equilibrium Price
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