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ECO- Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories developed Norplant




Question;Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories developed Norplant, a long-acting contraceptive, in the early 1990s. In the United States, the firm priced the contraceptive at $350, and in other countries, the firm priced it at $23.See the section ?Price Discrimination? in the Chapter[a] Why would the firm price the contraceptive differently in different countries? Explain your reasoning.[b] Assume the firm has a world-wide patent on the production of the product. Why might it be nonetheless difficult to maintain this pricing strategy?


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