Write an essay of 1,000-1,250 words regarding public goods. Include the following:
- Explain what a public good is.
- Discuss how a public good is different than a private good.
- Discuss whether only government can supply a public good.
- Describe the challenges related to public goods. Include how the “free rider” problems should be addressed.
Use three to five scholarly resources to support your explanations.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.