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S. 3.00 2.00 1.00. Pr ice. Prices. SECTION 1: The Price System SECTION 2: Determining Prices SECTION 3: Managing Prices. D. 2000 4000 6000 8000 10000 12000 14000. Quantity. SECTION 1. The Price System.

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• SECTION 1: The Price System

• SECTION 2: Determining Prices

• SECTION 3: Managing Prices

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The Price System

Objectives:

• What is the role of the price system?

• What are the benefits of the price system?

• What are the limitations of the price system?

The Price System

What is the Price System?

• How Producers and Consumers communicate to determine prices.

Determining Prices

Objectives:

• What is market equilibrium?

• How does the price system handle product surpluses and shortages?

• How do shifts in demand and supply affect market equilibrium?

Determining Prices

Market equilibrium is reached when the Qs = Qd

Meaning the price when all goods produced are bought.

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• When there are more goods being made than being sold

• What does this mean?

• There are products just sitting on the shelf.

• What might you do?

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Is there still a surplus?

What should be done to fix this?

What happened to Price, Qs, and Qd?

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Determining Prices

How the price system handles product surpluses

• lowering product prices

• decreasing quantity supplied

• increasing quantity demanded

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What happened to Price, Qs, and Qd?

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How the price system handles product shortages:

• increasing product prices

• increasing quantity supplied

• decreasing quantity demand

Determining Prices

How shifts in demand and supply affect market equilibrium:

• Causes equilibrium to shift

• What is a determinant of Demand?

• What is a Determinant of Supply?

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• Qs?

• Equilibrium Price?

• Qs?

• Equilibrium Price?

• Qd?

• Equilibrium Price?

• Qd?

• Equilibrium Price?

Fill in the demand/supply schedule for a cup of coffee. Use the data to create an equilibrium chart.

Choose a determinant of demand and draw a second demand curve that illustrates what would happen if a change in that determinant had an effect on demand. Determinant____________________________________

What happened to the equilibrium point?

Now choose a determinant of supply and draw a second supply curve that illustrates what would happen if a change in that determinant had an effect on supply. Determinant ______________________________________________

What happened to the equilibrium point?

Directions: the data to create an equilibrium chart.

• In groups, you will draw an equilibrium graph showing:

• a. All Labels

• b. What happens to the graph because of the headlines.

• Be sure to include:

• Increase or Decrease in Supply, Demand, Qs, and Qd.

• What happens to Equilibrium

Tomorrow you will be presenting your graphs to the class explaining what is happening in the graph.

1. the data to create an equilibrium chart.Product: Hot Dogs

a. Actual ingredients in hot dogs released to public. Trust us, you don’t want to know!!

b. Price of Hot Dog Buns Sky Rocket because Wheat Producers go on strike!!!!

2. Product: Hershey Chocolate

a. Halloween is Next Week!!!!

b. Hershey Bars: Part of a Healthy Diet!

a. Apple to Raise Price on All iPods.

b.Bose introduces headphones to Czech Republic for 1st time ever.

4. Product: Televisions the data to create an equilibrium chart.

a. New Television Producer Hopes to Make Splash With New Slim LCD T.V.

b. Study Shows U.S. Citizens Making 25% Less Than 10 Years Ago.

5. Product: Bananas

a. To Keep Costs low, the Government Will Give Subsidy to Banana Farmers Next Year

b. Ice Cream over produced, Every Thursday for the next year is Free Ice Cream Day!!

SECTION 3 the data to create an equilibrium chart.

ManagingPrices

Objectives:

• Why do governments sometimes set prices?

• What do governments try to accomplish through price floors, price ceilings, and rationing?

• What happens when governments manage prices?

SECTION 3 the data to create an equilibrium chart.

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Reasons governments set prices:

• to keep the market functioning smoothly

• to avoid instability caused by dramatic price swings

SECTION 3 the data to create an equilibrium chart.

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Tools the government uses to set prices:

• price floors

• price ceilings

• rationing

Price Floor Corn per pound the data to create an equilibrium chart.

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Price Floors the data to create an equilibrium chart.

• Set above Equilibrium

• Causes a Surplus

• Stops a products price from reaching Equilibrium, much like a floor stops us from touching the ground.

Price Ceilings the data to create an equilibrium chart.

• Set below Equilibrium

• Causes a Shortage

• Stops a products price from reaching Equilibrium, much like a ceiling stops us from reaching the sky.

Price Ceiling Gas Per Gallon the data to create an equilibrium chart.

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Rationing the data to create an equilibrium chart.

• The government determines how to distribute a good.

• Usually used during times of war to ensure the military receives necessary materials at a low price.-Little competition for the product.

Rationing the data to create an equilibrium chart.

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SECTION 3 the data to create an equilibrium chart.

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What happens when governments manage prices:

• creates imbalances between supply and demand

• prevents markets from reaching equilibrium

• can create black markets

CHAPTER 5 the data to create an equilibrium chart.

Wrap-Up

1. Describe the limitations of the price system.

2. Explain the role of the price system. Be sure to include how the price system encourages market equilibrium.

3. How can a shift in demand influence a market’s equilibrium point?

4. Why might a government establish a price floor on one good or service and a price ceiling on another?

5. Why might a government begin rationing items in the market?