Charlie loves watching Downton Abbey on his local public TV station, but he never sends any money to support the station during its fund-raising drives. a. What name do economists have for people like Charlie? b. How can the government solve the problem caused by people like Charlie? c. Can you think of ways the private market can solve this problem? How does the existence of cable TV alter the situation? d. e.

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Principles of Microeconomics

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N. Gregory Mankiw
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305156050
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Principles of Microeconomics

7th Edition
N. Gregory Mankiw
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305156050

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Chapter 11, Problem 3PA
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Charlie loves watching Downton Abbey on his local public TV station, but he never sends any money to support the station during its fund-raising drives.

  1. a. What name do economists have for people like Charlie?
  2. b. How can the government solve the problem caused by people like Charlie?
  3. c. Can you think of ways the private market can solve this problem? How does the existence of cable TV alter the situation?
  4. d.
  5. e.

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