Most European countries have nationalized their universities and colleges. Consider that some countries have also used the law to ban private colleges. Should higher education be classified as a natural monopoly in these European countries? Explain and justify your answer and use appropriate examples to support your conclusions.
Next, consider the case of several large, established pharmaceutical manufacturers such as Merck. What type of market form do you believe that such manufacturers operate under?
Justify your answers and use appropriate examples to support your conclusions. Quotations, paraphrases, and ideas you get from books or other sources of information should be cited using APA style.