Public Choice

, Volume 11, Issue 1, pp 17–33 | Cite as

Multipart pricing of public goods

  • Edward H. Clarke


Public Good Public Finance Multipart Price 
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  1. 1.
    For a discussion of police and exchange costs in relation to the public goods problem, see Harold Demsetz, “The Exchange and Enforcement of Property Rights”, Journ. Law and Econ. 7 (Oct. 1964), 11 - 26.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    This is the well - known Samuelson dilemma. See Paul Samuelson, “The Pure Theory of Public Expenditure”,RE Stat 36 (November, 1954).Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    The marginal benefit taxation approach is described concisely in R. A. Musgrave,The Theory of Public Finance. New York: McGraw Hill, 1959.Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    The manner in which the participants might, in the absence of strategic behavior, arrive at a Pareto optimal solution has been described in J. M. Buchanan,Demand and Supply of Public Goods. Chicago: Rand McNally, 1968.Google Scholar

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© Center for Study of Public Choice Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 1971

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