[Answered] ECON312N -Week 3 Assignment: Essay – Competitive Market Structure


ECON312N Principles Of Economics

Required Resources
Read/review the following resources for this activity:

  • Textbook: Chapter 7, 8
  • Lesson
  • Minimum of 2 scholarly sources (other than the textbook and article noted in the instructions/references)

For the assignment, address the following:

  • List and briefly explain the features of a perfectly competitive market structure.
  • How do firms in a perfectly competitive market determine price and profit-maximizing output levels? (Note: You will be building on your discussion post related to this question in the paper. Be sure to do more than just repeat what you stated in the discussion; instead, expand upon it based on feedback and dialogue and further research from our work this week.)
  • According to Papanicolas, Woskie, and Jha (2018), the main drivers of the cost of healthcare in the U.S are “labor and goods, including pharmaceuticals and devices, and administrative costs” (Key Points section, para. 2). This (labor and goods as drivers of cost) occurs in higher education and in the arts as well. Imagine that you are the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of a large medical facility, a higher education institution, or an arts organization (select one to frame your response). What cost-cutting measures would you propose to address the excessive cost of operating the facility while maintaining the quality of services?

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Writing Requirements (APA format)

  • Length: 2-4 pages (not including title page or references page)
  • 1-inch margins
  • Double spaced
  • 12-point Times New Roman font
  • Title page
  • References page (minimum of 2 sources)

The activity is will be graded using the W3 Essay Grading Rubric.

Course Outcomes (CO): 1, 4, 6, 7

Due Date: By Sunday, 11:59 p.m. Mountain Time (MT)


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