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ACHASSK199

The ways consumers and producers interact and respond to each other in the market

Elaborations

  • investigating the role and interactions of consumers and producers in the market (for example, using a simple circular flow of income model, demand, supply, price mechanism) (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Ethical Understanding)
  • investigating how consumers rely on businesses to meet their needs and wants (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Ethical Understanding)
  • examining how businesses respond to the demands of consumers (for example, preference for healthy, environment-friendly, organic or ethical products and services) (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Ethical Understanding)
  • exploring why businesses might set a certain price for a product (for example, because that’s what they think consumers will pay) and how they might adjust the price according to demand (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Ethical Understanding)
  • considering how consumers might influence producers in other countries, such as those in the Asia region, to provide goods and services (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Ethical Understanding, Intercultural Understanding)

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