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To define the concept of a “negative externality,” to illustrate the effect of an externality on economic efficiency, to show the ways in which externalities can be internalized, and to demonstrate how to use cost-benefit analysis to determine the “optimum” level of pollution.
Which of the following statements is MOST accurate? The problem of pollution is...
worldwide, though U.S. consumers contribute more to pollution per capita than consumers elsewhere.NEXT QUESTION
Which of the following is the BEST example of an external diseconomy?
This is the only example in which T&G causes damage to resources, thereby harming others in a way for which they are not compensated.NEXT QUESTION
Firms that pollute tend to overproduce MAINLY because
the artificially low price they pay for resources makes production cheaper.NEXT QUESTION
At present, the PRIMARY means by which government intervenes to control the nation’s pollution problem is through...
direct regulation.NEXT QUESTION
From an economist’s standpoint, probably the most sensible goal for our society is to...
continue searching for ways to minimize the sum of pollution and pollution control costs.NEXT QUESTION
An economist would MOST LIKELY agree with which of the following statements? Pollution is MAINLY attributable to...
human choices.RESTART QUIZ