Word limit: 4,000 words (this is a limit, not a target. Please do not exceed the word limit). References do not count towards the word count. Thank you and Best of Luck! I have uploaded SIX READINGS as pdf files for you that YOU MUST READ, ANALYSE and EXTRACT ALL the important information to help you complete this VERY IMPORTANT final assignment. Also, I have uploaded another THREE LECTURE pdf files named, “5 – Competition and Market Structure in Pharmaceutical Markets”, “6 – Pricing and Reimbursement of Pharmaceuticals” and “7 – Pharmaceutical Markets continued”, for you that YOU MUST READ and UNDERSTAND as well to help you complete this EXTREMELY CRUCIAL final assignment. ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTION BELOW (IN DETAIL): – Patents in pharmaceutical markets cause monopolies, and, therefore higher prices, and should be abolished. Discuss.