Public-Good Productivity Differentials and Non-Cooperative Public-Good Provision
AbstractWe explore the generality of Konrad and Lommerud (1995)'s Rotten Spouse Theorem. While the result holds for an arbitrary number of agents, it fails to hold for general technologies. We discuss some of the implications for CO2-emissions models.
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Length: 9 pages
Date of creation: 25 Nov 1996
Date of revision: 28 May 1997
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Rotten Spouse; CO2 abatement; climate change;
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- H4 - Public Economics - - Publicly Provided Goods
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