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11) Which of the following is the most likely explanation for the imposition of a price floor on the market for corn? a. Policymakers have studied the effects of the price floor carefully, and they recognize that the price floor is advantageous for society as a whole. b. Buyers and sellers of corn have agreed that the price floor is good for both of them and have therefore pressured policy makers into imposing the price floor. c. Buyers of corn, recognizing that the price floor is good for them, have pressured policymakers into imposing the price floor. d. Sellers of corn, recognizing that the price floor is good for them, have pressured policymakers into imposing the price floor. Answer D
12) If a price floor is not binding, then
13) Suppose the government has imposed a price floor on the market for soybeans. Which of the following events could transform the price floor from one that is not binding into one that is binding?
14) Suppose the government has imposed a price floor on cellular phones. Which of the following events could transform the price floor from one that is binding to one that is not binding?
15) If the government removes a binding price floor from a market, then the price paid by buyers will a. increase, and the quantity sold in the market will increase. b. increase, and the quantity sold in the market will decrease.
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5 c. decrease, and the quantity sold in the market will increase. d. decrease, and the quantity sold in the market will decrease. Answer C
16) When a binding price floor is imposed on a market,

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