1. Discuss the pricing decisions of generic drug manufacturers. 2. Evaluate the impact competitors and additional economic factors have on the results of the generic drug pricing strategies.

Using the New York Times article, “Defiant, Generic Drug Maker Continues to Raise Prices,” conduct further research on the pricing strategies of generic drug manufacturers. Analyze the pricing strategies and discuss the following: What factors contribute to the advantages and disadvantages of various pricing strategies? 3. Discuss the social and financial implications of generic drug pricing decisions for various groups of stakeholders. What would be the socially optimum pricing strategy for the United States? What would be the socially optimum pricing strategy globally? Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required. This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.