The small town of Middling experiences a sudden doubling of
The small town of Middling experiences a sudden doubling of the birth rate. After 3 years, the birth rate returns to normal. Use the graphs for each question, adding any arrows or other indicators that you feel are necessary, to illustrate the effect of these events on the following.
1. What is the effect on the market for an hour of babysitting services in Middling today, during this increased birthrate? Explain the change, if any in the price of babysitting, and in both the amount of babysitting demanded and supplied, giving your reasons for these changes.
2. What is the effect on the market for an hour of babysitting services 14 years into the future, after the birth rate has returned to normal, by which time children born today, during this increased birthrate, will be old enough to work as babysitters? Explain the change, if any in the price of babysitting, and in both the amount of babysitting demanded and supplied, giving your reasons for these changes.
3. What is the effect on the market for an hour of babysitting services 30 years into the future, when children born today, during this increased birthrate, will be adults and are likely to be having children of their own? Explain the change, if any in the price of babysitting, and in both the amount of babysitting demanded and supplied, giving your reasons for these changes.

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