Bergstrom, Blume, and Varian: Voluntary contributions and neutrality

Marta Faias, Emma Moreno-García, Gareth D. Myles

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)


Bergstrom, Blume, and Varian provided a neutrality result for the private provision of public goods that has inspired a considerable literature. The result has significant implications for income redistribution and broader policy interventions. This paper reviews the basic result and its applications, and discusses extensions to general private provision economies.

Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal Of Public Economic Theory
Issue number2(SI)
Early online dateNov 2019
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2020


Dive into the research topics of 'Bergstrom, Blume, and Varian: Voluntary contributions and neutrality'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this