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Principles of Microeconomics

7th Edition
N. Gregory Mankiw
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305156050
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Principles of Microeconomics

7th Edition
N. Gregory Mankiw
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305156050

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Chapter 8, Problem 3CQQ
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Eggs have a supply curve that is linear and upward-sloping and a demand curve that is linear and downward-sloping. If a 2 cent per egg tax is increased to 3 cents, the deadweight loss of the tax

a. increases by less than 50 percent and may even decline.

b. increases by exactly 50 percent.

c. increases by more than 50 percent.

d. The answer depends on whether supply or demand is more elastic.

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