Assignment 1 and 2 - Answer Any 3 questions Each question carries 5 marks 1 The Municipal Corporation of a small college town decides to regulate rents

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Answer Any 3 questions. Each question carries 5 marks 1. The Municipal Corporation of a small college town decides to regulate rents in order to reduce student living expenses. Suppose the average annual market-clearing rent for a two bedroom apartment had been Rs.10000 per month, and rents were expected to increase to Rs.15000 within a year. The Municipal Corporation limits rents to their current Rs.10000-per-month level. Explain what will happen to the rental price of an apartment after the imposition of rent controls. Do you think this policy will benefit students? Why or why not? 2. Suppose you are the manager of a chain of computer stores. For obvious reasons you have been closely following developments in the computer industry, you have just learned that The government has passed a two-prong program designed to further enhance the computer industry position in the global economy. The legislation provides increased funding for computer
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