Young scholars examine the principles companies use to price their problems. They discover the difference between cost based and market based pricing. They identify other factors that go into pricing decisions.
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Students take a closer look at prescription drug prices in the United States and around the world. In this global issues instructional activity, students investigate health care costs, consider the impact of global prescription...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
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