Look at These Prices!: The Price You Gotta Pay

The Price You Gotta Pay

This section extends the exploration of supply and demand that began in Supply, Demand, and the Invisible Hand. As we've seen, several factors, including elasticity and government intervention in the market, can affect the demand and supply for a product or service.

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