Question: Using the concept of information asymmetry answer the following questions

Using the concept of information asymmetry, answer the following questions:
a. You observe that used cars sold by new car dealers sell for a higher price, for models of same make, year, and condition, than used cars sold by used car dealers. Why?
b. Why would a fire insurance policy contain a $ 1,500 deductible provision?
c. Why would a life insurance company require a medical examination before approving applications for new policies?
d. A firm plans to raise additional capital by means of a new issue of common shares. Before doing so, it hires a well- known investment house to help design and market the issue, and also switches auditors from a small, local firm to a “Big Four” firm. Why? (CGA- Canada) 4. 5.

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