This is what this paper should be about
1) In the first paragraph analyze what you most learned from the course to reflect on the statement below.
2) In each separate succeeding paragraph, describe a concept, principle, or theory from the course content which helps explain it best.
Target: 4 pages, double spaced; closed book without any outside resources.
"Health care is best provided by the government to the entire population."
Grading: based on completeness, clarity, and rigorous explanation drawn from the course content. This involves applying/analyzing key principles which bear on this issue in the most relevant mannner possible.
This is what we have covered in this Econ 201 Micro Economic class
Week # 6 A: Health Care Economics
More on "Being Healthy, Wealthy, &Wise !"
Week # 9: Game Theory & Reacting to Rivals
Oligopoly & Market Power
Week #1: Trade-Offs, Choice, & Scarcity
Enclosed are articles for basis of discussion board postings. Usually only the top few articles are referenced from the discussion as necessary to read. Others are optional & supplementary for background/interest. Your own titled threads are due by each Saturday, with a single reply to another student from any of the lettered weekly forums by Sundays/midnight.
Week #2: The Forces of Supply & Demand
Read the several top articles to assist with your discussion postings. These add considerably to our textbook understanding & provide background for better understanding.
Week #3: Policy Options in Health Care & Energy
On Health Care & Energy Issues
Week #4: Business Practices
Sales Revenue and Pricing
Week #5: Utility / Consumer Satisfaction
Can Money Buy Happiness? / Utility Maximization
Production & Cost
Week # 7: Dominant Firms !
More Market Power / Leverage
Week # 6 B: CASE STUDIES
Health Care & Baseball Economics
Week # 8: The Ailing Auto Industry
Readings: Declining Market Power & Regulatory Practices