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Principles of Microeconomics - Lecture 13

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Lecture 13 - Welfare Economics

When changes occur in a market—whether they are shifts in demand, shifts in supply, or government policies that interfere in the market's workings—they affect the welfare that market participants gain by virtue of being in the market. We can understand these changes by analyzing producer and consumer surplus, and this is the focus of this lecture.

Prof. Jonathan Gruber
14.01 Principles of Microeconomics
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare)
Date accessed: 2012-03-01
License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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