PSC 1002 – Intro to American Politics
Textbook: Principles and practice of american politics classic and contemporary readings edition 6
Topic: Designing Institutions – Principles, chapter 1 – Olson
Question 1. What are public goods?
Question 2. How does the theory of groups and organizations relate to American gov’t?
Question 3. How is a governmental institution or organization similar to the market?
Question 4. Why will rational, self interested individuals not act to achieve their common or group interests?