Optimal provision of public goods with altruistic individuals
AbstractWe study the optimal provision of public goods in the context of a special class of altruistically linked utility functions. We show that the usual Samuelson condition holds as if the utility functions were independent.
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Volume (Year): 54 (1997)
Issue (Month): 1 (January)
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- Eduardo Ley, 1996. "Optimal Provision of Public Goods with Altruistic Individuals," Public Economics 9607001, EconWPA, revised 06 Oct 2001.
- D6 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics
- H0 - Public Economics - - General
- H4 - Public Economics - - Publicly Provided Goods
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