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public goods

Edited by Craig Calhoun

in Dictionary of the Social Sciences

Published in print January 2002 | ISBN: 9780195123715
Published online January 2002 | e-ISBN: 9780199891184
public goods

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Two characteristics distinguish public goods from private goods: they are not excludable, and they have low rivalry of consumption

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Subjects: Social Sciences

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