ECON201 Saudi Electronic Supply and Demand in A Market Questions

Assignment Question(s):
Q. 1. Suppose both supply and demand in a market are relatively inelastic. Will a tax placed on the product in market generate a relatively large or small deadweight loss? Why?

Q. 2. If the world price of a good exceeds the domestic price of the good, will the country export or import the good. In this scenario who gain from free trade: Domestic consumers or Domestic producers? Explain.

Q. 3. In 2018 Saudi Arabia imposed a Value-Added Tax (VAT) on the supply of goods and services at a standard rate of 5%. Discuss the welfare effects of the VAT reform, and its implications for businesses and taxpayers?