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Principles of Microeconomics

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N. Gregory Mankiw
ISBN: 9781305156050

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Principles of Microeconomics

7th Edition
N. Gregory Mankiw
ISBN: 9781305156050
Textbook Problem

Figure 4 shows that for any given demand curve for the right to pollute, the government can achieve the same outcome either by setting a price with a corrective tax or by setting a quantity with pollution permits. Suppose there is a sharp improvement in the technology for controlling pollution.

a. Using graphs similar to those in Figure 4, illustrate the effect of this development on the demand for pollution rights.

b. What is the effect on the price and quantity of pollution under each regulatory system? Explain.

Subpart (a):

To determine
The effect of development technology on the demand for pollution right, price, and quantity of pollution under corrective tax and pollution permit.

Explanation

The effect of development on the demand for pollution right can be explained with the help of a diagram, as shown below:

Figure 1 shows the shift in the demand curve.

Subpart (b):

To determine
The effect of development technology on the demand for pollution right, price, and quantity of pollution under corrective tax and pollution permit.

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