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Essay on antibiotic resistance for BSB113 Economics at QUT. Received a good grade for this.

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Pharmaceuticals policy Veterinary medicine Health Market failure Economy Antibiotic resistance Evolutionary biology Antimicrobial resistance Externality Antibiotic misuse Antibiotics Pigovian tax
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Pharmaceuticals policy Veterinary medicine Health Market failure Economy Antibiotic resistance Evolutionary biology Antimicrobial resistance Externality Antibiotic misuse Antibiotics Pigovian tax
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As such, government intervention it pivotal in moving consumption to a socially efficient level. This purpose of this essay is to provide the reader with context of the situation and use economic theory and models to justify how a tax or a ban could move the market to a socially efficient level of consumption. To determine the effectiveness of these policies their potential limitations will be examined and it will be determined if government intervention corrects market failure. Antibiotics are a precious resource used every day all over the world to effectively treat infections in humans and animals. But, when antibiotics aren’t used incorrectly it results in AMR (Review on Antimocrobial Resistence, 2016). AMR is when bacteria which cause infections, survives exposure to...
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