Imagine that you are trying to decide whether to cross a street without using the designated crosswalk at the traffic signal. What are the expected marginal benefits of crossing? The expected marginal costs? How would the following conditions change your benefit-cost equation? a. The street is busy. b. The street is empty, and it is 3:00 a.m. c. You are in a huge hurry. d. A police officer is standing 100 feet away. e. The closest crosswalk is a mile away. f. The closest crosswalk is 10 feet away.

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Exploring Economics

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Robert L. Sexton
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc
ISBN: 9781544336329
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Exploring Economics

8th Edition
Robert L. Sexton
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc
ISBN: 9781544336329

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Chapter 2, Problem 19P
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Imagine that you are trying to decide whether to cross a street without using the designated crosswalk at the traffic signal. What are the expected marginal benefits of crossing? The expected marginal costs? How would the following conditions change your benefit-cost equation?

a. The street is busy.

b. The street is empty, and it is 3:00 a.m.

c. You are in a huge hurry.

d. A police officer is standing 100 feet away.

e. The closest crosswalk is a mile away.

f. The closest crosswalk is 10 feet away.

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