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International Aspects of Public Goods Provision

Agnar Sandmo

in Providing Global Public Goods

Published in print February 2003 | ISBN: 9780195157406
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780199832965 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195157400.003.0005
 International Aspects of Public Goods Provision

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Examines the theoretical aspects of extending Samuelson's statist model of public goods provision into a global context, and what theoretical adjustments might be necessary. The most problematic part of extension involves the desirability of global production efficiency and the separation of equity and efficiency conditions, which play an important role in Samuelson's formulation.

Keywords: efficiency; global public goods; public goods; Samuelson

Chapter.  8861 words. 

Subjects: Public Economics

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