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Seasonal Employment, Seasonal Unemployment and Unemployment Compensation: The Case of the Tourist Industry of the Greek Islands
Vol. 47, No. 3 (Jul., 1988), pp. 315-329
non-excludability and non-rival consumption.
Non-excludability means non-payers can enjoy benefits. This means you do not have to be a taxpayer or have a library card to use public library facilities.
Some argue that libraries are quasi-public-goods because they have some rules: for example, residency required for library cards (muddied by regional library collaborations)
With Andrew Carnegie, who established more than 1,600 libraries in the US.
And they offer more than books, CDs and DVDs. In Woodbine, IA, the library loans cake pans, for example. That's because libraries serve community needs.
AMERICAN INDIVIDUALISM IS A MYTH.
ALL THINGS CANNOT BE MEASURED WITH DOLLARS.