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Which of the following is an example of a negative externality?

A

Polluted water supply as a result of a company disposing of its waste chemicals in a local river.

B

Increased safety on roads as a result of street lights.

C

Increased productivity of workers that results from government-mandated safety measures in the workplace.

D

Lower productivity that results from differing incentives between owners and employees of businesses.

E

Higher prices and lower production in imperfectly competitive markets.

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