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Steven A. Greenlaw; David Shapiro
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Steven A. Greenlaw; David Shapiro
ISBN: 9781947172364
Textbook Problem

Radio stations, tornado sirens, light houses, and street lights are all public goods in that all are nonrivalrous and nonexclusionary. Therefore why does the government provide tornado sirens, street lights and light houses but not radio stations (other than PBS stations)?

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The reason for providing the tornado sirens, street lights, and light houses but not radio stations even though the radio stations are also public good is to be determined.

Explanation

The radio stations, tornado sirens, light houses, and street lights are having features of non-rival and non-excludable and are public goods which makes it impossible to charge for them from the consumers.

But, there is a new technique found by which some charges can be charged through radio stations. In this technique, the products are to be advertised and the listeners, after listening them, will purchase the advertised products...

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