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Unformatted text preview: user fees, or a combination of the two. Using tax dollars and user fees allows for the recognition of spillover benefits and the market forces of supply and demand. Take the National Park system for example. If you were to go to Yellowstone National Park in north western Wyoming, you would be charged $20 per vehicle driven to enter the park in the year 2000. The charge to use the park is a user fee that helps offset the public cost (tax dollar cost) of providing and maintaining the park for citizens. Those that use the park the most, pay the most to use it....
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course ECO 210 taught by Professor Malls during the Fall '10 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
- Fall '10
- Public Good