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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

Explain each of the following statements using supply-and-demand diagrams.

a. “When a cold snap hits Florida, the price of orange juice rises in supermarkets throughout the country.”

b. “When the weather turns warm in New England every summer, the price of hotel rooms in Caribbean resorts plummets.”

c. “When a war breaks out in the Middle East, the price of gasoline rises and the price of a used Cadillac falls.”

Subpart (a):

To determine
Graphing and demand and supply diagrams.

Explanation

Figure 1 illustrates the change in equilibrium due to shift in the supply curve.

Figure 1 illustrates shift of the supply curve of orange juice. The vertical axis represents the price of orange juice and the horizontal axis represents the quantity demanded and supplied of orange juice. The cold weather damages the orange crop resulting in reduced supply causing the price of oranges to rise...

Subpart (b):

To determine
Graphing and demand and supply diagrams.

Subpart (c):

To determine
Graphing and demand and supply diagrams.

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