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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Length: 5 pages
Date of creation: 08 Jul 1996
Date of revision: 06 Oct 2001
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Samuelson condition; Pareto efficiency;
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- Ley, Eduardo, 1997. "Optimal provision of public goods with altruistic individuals," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 54(1), pages 23-27, January.
- D6 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics
- H0 - Public Economics - - General
- H4 - Public Economics - - Publicly Provided Goods
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