Externalities, merit and demerit goods and public, quasi public and private goods

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  • Created on: 01-12-12 15:54

1. If left to the free market, most public goods would not be provided, despite the benefit they give to those who consume them.

  • True
  • False
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2. As a result of positive externalities, the socially efficient output is _____ than the current output.

  • Greater
  • Lower

3. Up to a point, extra consumers using a park, beach or road do not reduce the amount of the product available to other consumers. Eventually additional consumers reduce the benefits to other users. This is?

  • Semi non-rival
  • Semi non-excludable

4. Positive externalities result in?

  • Underproduction
  • Overproduction

5. Fencing a park or beach and charging an entrance fee. This is?

  • Semi non-excludable
  • Semi non-rival



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