Who are better off with the price change?

MP Show more Given that: Demand for labor DDL = f (P w) Wage w = P * MPL where P = Price of a good MPL = Marginal Productivity of Labor Suppose Home economy produces 2 goods Food and Cloth using labor land and capital. Land is specific to the Food sector and capital is specific to the Cloth sector. Labor is the mobile factor implying that labor and land are used to produce Food; labor and capital are used to produce Cloth. If the price of Food PF increases by 8% but the price of Cloth PC remains unchanged what is the effect on the incomes of the following groups in the Home economy: (1) Workers [Be sure to include the concepts of nominal and real wages in your explanation] [2 points] (2) Capitalists [Base your answer on capitalists profits the real wages they pay their workers and purchasing power for food] [2 points] (3) Landowners [Base your answer on Landowners profits the real wages they pay their workers and purchasing power for food] [2 points] (4) Use a table to summarize your answers from parts (1) (2) and (3). Who are better off with the price change? Who are worse off? [2 points] Show less

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