Assume that milk operates in a perfectly competitive market, use a well labeled demand and supply model to explain how market equilibrium price of milk is being determined.
Using the same model, explain and illustrate the impact of the glut of milk on the market. Clearly explain the equilibrating process.
If you were the Minister for Agriculture in the Victorian Government, and the Victorian Dairy Farmers Association asked you to support their members by imposing a legal minimum price, would you support or reject their request. Use an economic model to explain why you reached your decision.
With the aid of appropriate diagrams, what possible alternative programs could the government implement to increase the prices farmers receive in the market? How does your answer compare with question 3 above? Explain