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Roger A. Arnold
ISBN: 9781337617383

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Economics (MindTap Course List)

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

Identify each of the following as either an adverse selection problem or a moral hazard problem:

  1. a. Poor drivers apply for car insurance more than good drivers do.
  2. b. The federal government promises to help banks that get into financial problems.
  3. c. The federal government insures checkable deposits (promises to repay the holder of the checkable deposit if the bank fails).

(a)

To determine

Identify whether it is an adverse selection or a moral hazard.

Explanation

The poor drivers are more concerned about their health conditions than good drivers. Thus, it is an example of the adverse selection prob...

(b)

To determine

Identify whether it is an adverse selection or a moral hazard.

(c)

To determine

Identify whether it is an adverse selection or a moral hazard.

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