This assignment has 4 parts.




Please draw on your experiences as a consumer and your Unit 2 readings to address the following questions and topics:




Choose a product you have purchased in the past month from a clothing or shoe store.


Describe how each of the 4 factors contributed to the elasticity of the good.


Is the product considered elastic, inelastic, or unitary elastic?


What effect does the current supply and current demand have on this product?


In your discussion, you might consider the following 4 factors that influence the price elasticity of demand:




The availability of substitutes


The specific nature of the good


The part of income spent on the good


The time consumers have to buy the good


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