Club Theory: Thirty Years Later
AbstractThis paper presents a self-contained survey of club theory with an emphasis on the contributions of the last fifteen years. Club goods are contrasted with pure public goods, and equilibrium and optimality notions are contrasted. After presenting three basic representations of club theory, the authors focus on recent advances and generalizations that include heterogeneous memberships, transaction costs, uncertain utilization, asymmetric information, and noncompetitive influences. An agenda for research is indicated that includes further analysis of asymmetric information, institutional structure, and applications. Copyright 1997 by Kluwer Academic Publishers
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Iowa State University, Department of Economics in its series Staff General Research Papers with number 1226.
Date of creation: 01 Dec 1997
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Publication status: Published in Public Choice, December 1997, vol. 93 no. 3-4, pp. 335-355
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