Forces of Supply and Demand Paper
Use concepts from the modular background readings as well as any good quality resources you can find. Cite all sources within the text and provide a cover sheet, and a reference page at the end of the paper. Length: 4–5 typed pages; double-spaced, 12-point Times New Roman font In some cases, the government can intervene in the market when the equilibrium price is too high or low. For example, a price ceiling is a legal maximum price that can be charged in a particular market. Do some research on your own. Is a price ceiling set above or below the market price? Give an example of a price ceiling and discuss some disadvantages and advantages of this type of government intervention. An art museum raises its admission price, and ends up with a decrease in its total revenue. How could you explain this situation to the museum director? Suppose Billy drinks two cups of coffee a day no matter what the price. What does this mean in terms of supply and demand equilibrium? What are the main determinants of equilibrium of demand and supply? Which is likely to have more of an impact on supply and therefore market equilibrium: the demand for orange juice or the demand for a particular brand of orange juice?