232 Outcome: Defining Public Goods

What you’ll learn to do: contrast between public and private goods

In this outcome, we will define what public goods are and see how the government plays an important role in providing goods for the community large.


The learning activities for this section include the following:

  • Reading: Positive Externalities and Public Goods
  • Reading: Public Goods
  • Video: Public Goods
  • Self Check: Defining Public Goods

Take time to review and reflect on each of these activities in order to improve your performance on the assessment for this section.


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