Why does government produce national defense?
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Volume (Year): 137 (2008)
Issue (Month): 1 (October)
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Public goods; National defense; Market failure; Free riders; D7; H11; H21; H41;
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- D7 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making
- H11 - Public Economics - - Structure and Scope of Government - - - Structure and Scope of Government
- H21 - Public Economics - - Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue - - - Efficiency; Optimal Taxation
- H41 - Public Economics - - Publicly Provided Goods - - - Public Goods
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