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Case 1 Assignment Questions
Describe the pharmacy industry and products and introduce your paper.
Market size and major players
- Describe the pharmaceutical market.
- What countries are the largest consumers both in capita and total spending?
- What role has globalization taken in the pharmaceutical market?
Research and development
- What role does research and development play in the pharmaceutical industry?
- Who pays for research and development costs?
- What is more important to a pharmaceutical company – research and development or sales and marketing?
What is the process for getting a new drug approved?
What conclusions can be drawn from your literature review of the pharmacy industry?