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Suppose that the president proposes a new law aimed at reducing healthcare costs: All Americans are required to eat one apple daily. a. How would this apple-a-day law affect the demand and equilibrium price of apples? b. How would the law affect the marginal product and the value of the marginal product of apple pickers? c. How would the law affect the demand and equilibrium wage for apple pickers?

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Principles of Microeconomics

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N. Gregory Mankiw
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305156050
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Principles of Microeconomics

7th Edition
N. Gregory Mankiw
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305156050

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Suppose that the president proposes a new law aimed at reducing healthcare costs: All Americans are required to eat one apple daily.

a. How would this apple-a-day law affect the demand and equilibrium price of apples?

b. How would the law affect the marginal product and the value of the marginal product of apple pickers?

c. How would the law affect the demand and equilibrium wage for apple pickers?

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