On the private provision of public goods on networks

  title={On the private provision of public goods on networks},
  author={Nizar Allouch},
  journal={J. Economic Theory},
This paper analyzes the private provision of public goods where consumers interact within a fixed network structure and may benefit only from their direct neighbors’ provisions. We present a proof of the existence and uniqueness of a Nash equilibrium for general networks and best-reply functions. In addition, we investigate the neutrality result of Warr [38] and Bergstrom, Blume, and Varian [6] whereby consumers are able to undo the impact of income redistribution as well as public provision… CONTINUE READING
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