Categorizing Public Policy

Toll goods differ from public goods in that ________.

  1. they provide special access to some and not all
  2. they require the payment of a fee up front
  3. they provide a service for only the wealthy
  4. they are free and available to all

Which type of policy directly benefits the most citizens?

  1. regulatory policy
  2. distributive policy
  3. redistributive policy
  4. self-regulatory policy

Hint:

A

Of the types of goods introduced in this section, which do you feel is the most important to the public generally and why? Which public policies are most important and why?