Enter Q1, Q2, P1 and P2 into this deadweight loss calculator to determine the total deadweight loss of a good or service.
Deadweight loss formula
Deadweight loss = 1/2 * (Q2-Q1)*(P2-P1)
- Where Q1 is the current quantity the good is being produced at
- Q2 is the quantity of good at equilibrium
- P1 is the price of the good at Q1
- P2 is the price of the good at Q2