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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

Give an example of a price ceiling and an example of a price floor.

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The price ceiling and price floor.

Explanation

The price controls are the government-controlled price mechanisms. The maximum and the minimum prices will be set under the price controls by the government in order to prevent overpricing and underpricing in the market; this is to protect the consumer’s as well as the producer’s interests. The price control mechanisms are known as the price ceilings and price floor.

The price floor is the minimum price that can be charged for the product in the market. This is to prevent the prices from going too low and making a loss to the producers and service providers...

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