Econ 479

The Art of Writing, the Science of Economics

Pizzas and public goods

“Public goods like streetlights, fresh air and defense systems are not pizzas. They are fundamentally different because you generally can’t go out and buy them all by yourself.” Journalist Lynn Stuart Parramore turns in a provocative essay, full of economic concepts, on the logical shortcomings of libertarianism. See here for her head-exploding arguments.

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Written by gregorymcnamee

March 14, 2014 at 4:48 am

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