Microeconommics discussion (including 2 replies to classmates)

Topic:

  • Find a current news article or video (within the past 12 months) that describes some government intervention in the economy with the intent of controlling prices. Identify the parties who benefit and those who are or will be hurt by this intervention. What unintended consequences will likely or have occurred as a result of this intervention. What is your opinion on this matter? Why? Include your thoughts and the link to the article in your post.

Directions:

  1. Post your initial reply (250 word minimum) to the topic above by Wednesday evening at 11:59pm.
  2. Read through the other entries and reply directly to at least two classmates (150 word minimum) by Sunday evening at 11:59pm

Please make a substantive contribution to the discussion; short replies such as “I agree” will not earn full points. When you reply, make sure to use professional grammar and punctuation.