Observable Public Good Preferences. by Princeton University. Econometric Research Program.

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SeriesPrinceton University Econometric Research Program Research Memorandum -- 193
ContributionsHildebrandt, G.
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As discussed in Bradford () there is a natural sense in which the choice of level of provision of a public good is a quality rather than a quantity decision. Since Spence's optimality condition involved only data on observable demand functions, we were led to inquire whether the same might not also hold for public by:   Journal of Public Economics 8 () l I North-Holland Publishing Company OBSERVABLE PREFERENCES FOR PUBLIC GOODS David F.

BRADFORD* Princeton University, Princeton, NJU.S.A. Gregory G. HILDEBRANDT United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, COU.S.A. Received Septemberrevised version Cited by: O'Reilly, Terrance, "Observable preferences for public goods: A note on the incentive compatibility of inferring demand for public goods from private goods demand," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol.

58(2), pagesOctober. Jorge Martinez-Vazquez, and is pooled with other types, while if observable, then he distorts it to enhance others’ perceptions of him. This increases the public good, but the disutility from distortion is a social cost. When the disutility of distortion is high (low) relative to the marginal utility of the public good, Observable Public Good Preferences.

book policy of privacy (publicity) is optimal. (JEL. Public good, in economics, a product or service that is non-excludable and nondepletable (or “non-rivalrous”). A good is non-excludable if one cannot exclude individuals from enjoying its benefits when the good is provided.

A good is nondepletable if one individual’s enjoyment of the good. In public choice theory, preference revelation (also preference revelation problem) is an area of study concerned with ascertaining the public's demand for public goods.

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Consistent with our hypothesis, Fig. 4 shows that the effect of observability was reduced in this cohort (fraction of residents participating: anonymous =observable =not significant, n = ; estimated interaction between observability and the public good message in a pooled regression isP = ).

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