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Unformatted text preview: a. Calculate the equilibrium price and quantity that would prevail without the price ceiling. Calculate producer and consumer surplus at this equilibrium (sketch a diagram showing both). b. What quantity will eventually be available if the rent ceiling is imposed? Calculate any gains or losses in consumer and/or producer surplus. c. Does the proposed rent ceiling result in net welfare gains? Would you advise the town council to implement the policy?...
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This note was uploaded on 12/28/2009 for the course ECON 120 taught by Professor Walsh during the Fall '09 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.
- Fall '09