Many would argue that in a capitalistic economy, the government cannot provide goods and services as efficiently as the private sector. For example, most arguments for and against the Affordable Health Care Act center on the efficiency of the government in managing and operating a health care system. Do you think the government can provide goods and services to the public as efficiently as or better than the private sector? Justify your answer.
Discussion Question 2:
In a free-market economy, firms face some degree of uncertainty, or risk. Some of this risk is controllable, and some is not. Identify the different types of risk that a business might encounter in the marketplace and identify whether they are controllable or uncontrollable. Justify your answer.
Start reviewing and responding to at least two of your classmates’ postings as early in the week as possible. Participate in the discussion by asking a question, providing a statement of clarification, providing a point of view with a rationale, challenging an aspect of the discussion, or indicating a relationship between one or more lines of reasoning in the discussion. Please post peer responses by the end of the week.