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Which of the following describes the defining characteristics of a public good or service?

A

Rabies vaccinations provide significant benefits to all members of the community, and pet owners must take their pets to veterinarians for the shots.

B

Upscale restaurants often have restrictions on the attire that customers must wear, and they sometimes run out of popular menu items during their dinner services.

C

Street lights make travel safer for everyone, and there are no restrictions on who can benefit from them.

D

Quality public education leads to greater labor productivity and economic benefits for all of society, although students can sometimes be expelled for violating school rules.

E

Cable television can be provided to millions of paying customers simultaneously without impacting the quality of the signal.

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