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One of the defining characteristics of public goods is non-excludability. Which of the following correctly describes this characteristic?

A

The good creates negative consequences even for those who do not purchase the good.

B

Consumers who do not pay for a good cannot be prevented from benefiting from the good.

C

Consumers who do not pay for a good can be excluded from consuming it.

D

The quantity of the good available for sale is greater than the quantity demanded by consumers.

E

Buyers of the good have information that is not available to sellers.

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