Sunday, July 5, 2009

Elasticity of Apartment Demand

Suppose that an effective rent ceiling has been established on the market for apartments in Marietta. What sort of disequilibrium would this cause?

Now, suppose the rent ceiling is removed. Evaluate the following statement:

"The removal of the rent ceiling will cause the total expenditures on the part of consumers to rise if the demand for apartments is price inelastic."