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N. Gregory Mankiw
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285165875

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Chapter 8, Problem 2QCMC
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Jane pays Chuck $50 to mow her lawn every week. When the government levies a mowing tax of $10 on Chuck, he raises his price to $60. Jane continues to hire him at the higher price. What is the change in producer surplus, change in consumer surplus, and deadweight loss?

  1. a. $0, $0, $10
  2. b. $0, −$10, $0
  3. c. +$10, −$10, $10
  4. d. +$10, −$10, $0

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