Determine if the following items represent an example of positive economics or normative economics. The richest 1% of Americans should pay more taxes than the rest of the 99%. A decrease in the supply of coconut will increase the price of German chocolate cake, a good which requires coconut shavings as a key ingredient. The higher the minimum wage, the higher the price of goods and services is likely to be. Social welfare spending in Sweden occupies too large a portion of the national budget.