November 20, 2009

Chapter 13 Lecture Notes

Posted in Uncategorized at 4:04 pm by davidprudente

Here are the powerpoint notes for chapter 13 The Costs of Production:

Chapter 13 – lecture notes

November 19, 2009

Chapter 12 Powerpoint

Posted in Uncategorized at 4:12 pm by davidprudente

Chapter 12-presentation

November 14, 2009

Tragedy of the Commons and Tamiflu

Posted in Common Resources at 4:43 pm by davidprudente

Here’s a great example of the Tragedy of the Commons. Fidelity Investments is offering Tamiflu to their employees through a private physician with whom they have contracted to supply prescriptions. After reading the article, can you explain how this exemplifies the Tragedy of the Commons? Should there be restrictions on private organizations providing this type of good without public health officials’ consent?

November 12, 2009

Public Goods & Common Resources

Posted in Uncategorized at 7:10 pm by davidprudente

Here’s the link to the Chapter 11 powerpoint:

November 9, 2009

Chapter 10 Lecture Notes

Posted in Uncategorized at 8:37 pm by davidprudente

Click the link for the Externality Lecture Notes to chapter 10.

You can also click this link to a previous article about negative externalities.