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Why Non-Rivalry in Public Goods does not Lead to Zero Price

On several occasions, I have had to correct a serious misconception on public goods and why their associated prices are zero in the free market with students. 1,173 more words

Ep79. A conversation with Ken Opalo about political institutions, public goods, and more

In the newswrap this week, we talk about Nigeria fact-checking, Botswana’s elections, terrorist attacks in West Africa, and more. This week’s featured conversation is with… 87 more words


A Case for a Mixed Economy in Pakistan

A Case for a Mixed Economy in Pakistan: Which Economic System should prevail in Pakistan?

Every economy faces the central economic problem, that is, there are insufficient resources to satisfy the unlimited wants of the individuals (Perloff, 2012). 2,785 more words

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Making public goods pay – new research shows that £3 billion minimum is needed for nature friendly farming

Today, alongside the RSPB, and The Wildlife Trusts – we have published landmark independent research on future agriculture policy – Paying for Public Goods from Environmental Land Management. 873 more words


A Small Reason Why I Don’t Want Big Government

Santa Cruz, California is really Silicon Valley Beach. It’s the closest; the next one is quite far. That’s in addition to drawing visitors from deep into the Central Valley of California, and a surprising number of European visitors. 287 more words

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Yes, it's true - Extensive inequality impedes support for public goods

Too much inequality is harmful. So says the results from a research that found that while complete equality is not always needed to bring about the greatest benefits to the public, some form of inequality within groups can actually help to ensure that everyone contributes sufficiently to the group. 534 more words

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