What are some of the advantages and disadvantages of setting the price of goods high after a disaster such as a hurricane?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 10, 2019, 5:22 am ad1c9bdddf
When disaster strikes, the businesses (and residences) generally take a toll due to the devastation. The main benefit of setting prices high on certain goods, and particularly on inelastic goods, is that it helps to restore economic balance in the devastated ...
This solution explains the advantages and disadvantages of setting the price of goods higher after a disaster. This is a common trend in disaster stricken areas where hurricanes and earthquakes are prevalent.