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Unformatted text preview: The Principle of Increasing Opportunity Cost states that you must use the resources with the lowest opportunity cost before turning to those with higher opportunity costs. Since this is the only way that needles are produced, they have the lowest opportunity cost, and it is far cheaper to use these needles than any others. This conundrum is one of many that has yet again been solved by using Economics. Bibliography http://220.127.116.11/search?q=cache:JpI9Bc79bvgJ:wiki.answers.com/Q/Why_are_leth al_injection_needles_sterilized+lethal+injection+needles&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd=6&gl=us http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lethal_injection...
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- Fall '07
- Economics, Marginalism, lowest opportunity cost, Lethal Injection Sterilized, 18.104.22.168