The Freedom Dividend

Instructions: As a response to structural unemployment due to AI (artificial intelligence), Democratic Presidential candidate Andrew Yang proposes “the Freedom Dividend,” a universal income of $1000/month per citizen. What do you think of this proposal?  Consider any of the following in your answer:  Unemployment, aggregate demand, […]

Market Structure and the Role of Government

Question: The purpose of this assignment is to describe the economic topics and concepts discussed in Chapters 8, 10, 11, 13, 15, and 17 of the Economics of Health and Medical Care textbook. Respond to the following questions in 150-200 words (per question): Explain why economic profits […]

Should college tuition in Texas be free?

Question: Ten states have enacted legislation granting free college tuition, and several more are considering such legislation. Should college tuition in Texas be free? Explain the pros and cons of free college tuition, including the costs and benefits to society. Since there definitely is a […]

Import tariffs

Question: On March 8, 2018, President Trump used his authority granted under the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 to impose a 25% tariff on steel imports and a 10% tariff on aluminum imports, effective March 28, 2018. Initially, Canada, Mexico, and members of the European […]

U.S. federal deficit

Question: In August 2018, the U.S. federal deficit topped $780 billion and the national debt grew to more than $21 trillion. (You can find real-time numbers for the deficit, debt, and much more at US Debt Clock.) The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projects federal deficits […]

U.S. unemployment rate

Question: In May 2018, the U.S. unemployment rate fell to 3.8 percent, its lowest level in 18 years. An unemployment rate this low is often viewed as being very good for the economy, so explain how this low unemployment rate benefits the economy in terms […]

Business Case for a New Economic Opportunity

Question: In this assessment, you will conduct a risk and mitigation analysis and cost-benefit analysis and report on your findings.The senior management of your care setting has reviewed your Executive Brief: Proposal of a New Economic Opportunity and has decided that it has merit. As a […]

Market Structure Comparison

Question: Compare and contrast the four market structures (perfectly competitive market, monopolistic competition, oligopoly, and monopoly). Identify examples of two health services in Saudi Arabia and/or another country for each market structure. Analyze the market share, pricing and output decisions, and other relevant market factors. […]