Who should pay to protect us from an asteroid strike?

BY Roman Hardgrave ON Tue, June 30, 2015

The likelihood of an asteroid hitting the earth is very low — but the impact of such an event would be disastrous!

So, how should we protect ourselves and who should pay for it?

In a new section of Principles of Microeconomics, you’ll learn about public goods, like asteroid protection, which benefit even those who don’t pay for it.

Ready to get started? Let’s begin with our first video in this section: Public Goods and Asteroid Defense.