1. One of your competitors launches a “We will not be undersold” campaign, which promises consumers 150 % of any difference between its prices and the advertised prices of other pharmacies. Evaluate the social issues in your community as well as the economic culture that is influencing this type of pricing competition.
2. Develop and describe a microeconomic model that is responsive to the service demands of your market. Based on your conclusions, how would you react to this situation and with what business strategy would you approach this?
3.How might you apply game theory to the creation of your strategy?
Imagine that you run a nursing home facility in your area. Analyze and comment on the role public policy has in the economic aspect of running this type of health services center.
Compare and contrast the economic challenges and incentives this type of health care model presents.
What are some of the ways in which you could inform or signal potential consumers that your nursing home is of high quality?
Which of your proposed methods are most apt to be reliable signals that significantly communicate to consumers so they are able to make more informed decisions?