Why is MRT increasing for a typical PPC?

MRT shows that as more of Good X (represented on x-axis) is produced, the loss from Good Y( represented on y-axis) tends to increases on EVERY addition of Good X. MRT basically shows the loss occurred when resources are shifted from Good Y to Good X. This loss increases because resources are USE SPECIFIC. Meaning, that they are specifically suited to production of specific uses.


Eg : If particular piece of land, which best suited for the production of wheat, is shifted to the production of maybe apples, the loss of wheat will increase.

From this we understand that if resources are shifted from a specialised use to an unspecialised one, it loses it's efficiency. So at every addition of Good X, the loss from Good Y tends to increases which is represented by an increasing MRT.

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