A number of cities in the United States have begun providing “free” needle exchange programs for drug users, especially among their homeless populations. Generally, it is believed that the sharing of dirty needles has increased the incidence of the HIV virus among drug users. Are these needle exchange programs really “free?”
What costs are borne by different people and gatherings in these free projects? Why are people and gatherings willing to hold up under the expenses related with these projects? (What are the advantages?) In noting this inquiry, you ought to consider how the idea of chance cost portrayed in Chapter 2 of your reading material applies to this inquiry. You ought to likewise show whether your answer falls in the domain of positive or regularizing explanations and clarify why.