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Politicians are often heard saying that tuition at state universities should be kept low "to make education
equally accessible to all residents of the state, regardless of income.
Assuming that state funding for the universities is held constant, describe the conditions that will
prevail if tuition is held below equilibrium price.
Provide one (1) example to support your
Will education really be "equally accessible" under these conditions? Provide one (1) example to
support your response.
Using the Internet, research the influenza vaccine, or "flu shot.
" Use the following to guide your
Think about the flu shot in the context of a public good.
What are the economic benefits of the flu shot?
In what ways has the government become involved in the distribution of flu shots? For what
Describe one (1) reason why the private market for flu vaccinations would produce an inefficient
Describe one (1) way that government involvement could achieve an efficient quantity of
Provide one (1) original example for each of the following:
a private good
a public good.
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