Two Propositions on the Optimum Level of Producing Public Goods

Posted: 30 Aug 2012

Date Written: 1969

Abstract

Considers two propositions to see what the optimal level of government for the production of collectively produced goods is. Situations where economies of scale are not exhausted and where it is thus more costly to supply the service on a smaller scale; situations where segregation of consumers into homogeneous groups is not easy.

Suggested Citation

Barzel, Yoram, Two Propositions on the Optimum Level of Producing Public Goods (1969). Public Choice, Vol. 6, 1969, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2138581

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