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Economics (MindTap Course List)

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Roger A. Arnold
ISBN: 9781337617383

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13th Edition
Roger A. Arnold
ISBN: 9781337617383
Textbook Problem

The person who smokes cigarettes cannot possibly be thinking in terms of costs and benefits because it has been proven that cigarette smoking increases one’s chances of getting lung cancer. Do you agree or disagree with the part of the statement that reads “the person who smokes cigarettes cannot possibly be thinking in terms of costs and benefits”? Explain your answer.

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Acceptability of the statement.

Explanation

Disagree. Generally, people are conscious about the marginal cost incurred and marginal benefit received by doing something. Thus, a smoker also compares the cost and benefit of smoking...

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