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N. Gregory Mankiw
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N. Gregory Mankiw
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Textbook Problem

Draw and explain a production possibilities frontier for an economy that produces milk and cookies. What happens to this frontier if a disease kills half of the economy’s cows?

To determine

The shift of the production possibility frontier.

Explanation

Figure 1 shows the production possibility frontier for the production of milk and cookies.

The vertical axis of Figure 1 measures the quantity of milk produced and the horizontal axis measures the quantity of cookies produced.  PPF1 and PPF2 show the shift of the production possibility frontier...

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