Incentives, optimality, and publicly provided goods

the case of mental health services by Richard G. Frank

Publisher: National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA

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  • Transfer payments -- Government policy -- United States.,
  • Federal aid to mental health services -- United States.,
  • Public goods.

Edition Notes

StatementRichard G. Frank, Martin Gaynor.
SeriesNBER working papers series -- working paper no. 3700, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 3700.
ContributionsGaynor, Martin., National Bureau of Economic Research.
The Physical Object
Pagination34, [3] p. :
Number of Pages34
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Open LibraryOL22438846M

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He presents a unified treatment of market failure that encompasses externalities, pure public goods, local public goods and natural by: 3.

The reason is that part of the marginal tax may in fact be a payment for publicly provided goods and reflects a cost that the consumers should bear in order to face the proper incentives.

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To rectify this, services provided by utilities, just as other industrial goods and services, should be increasingly subject to pressures from competition from the market, even if unbundling policies to separate competitive and non-competitive elements were required, or the government had to find other means of promoting competition in markets.

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The book has been substantially reorganized to put more emphasis on public expenditure. Expanded treatment of public goods includes common property resources and congestible or club goods.

Expanded discussion of budgeting and cost-benefit analysis provides some practical application of the theory. Updated discussions of social security, public. This book offers an inquiry in social philosophy with an ambitious emphasis on economic reasoning. The author clarifies his normative position from the outset: in his view, the public goods problem arises because in modern democracies the benefits derived by individuals from publicly provided goods are not linked to their contributions; more.

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To use Musgrave’;s terminology,2 exclusion rather than nonexclusion applies, at least to a degree, for most publicly supplied goods and services. This fact of partial divisibility makes it necessary to introduce, for almost all publicly provided goods and services, two distinct demand elements. The first is the private demand for the good or.

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