The theoretical concept of public goods does not distinguish with regard to the geographical region in which a good may be produced or consumed. However some theorists (such as Inge Kaul) use the term global public good to mean a public good which is non-rival and non-excludable throughout the whole world, as opposed to a public good which exists in just one national area. Knowledge is a canonical example of a global public good.[Joseph E. Stiglitz, Knowledge as a Global Public Good in Global Public Goods, ISBN-13: 978-0-19-513052-2.]
BROADENING THE SPIRIT OF RESPECT AND COOPERATION FOR THE GLOBAL PUBLIC GOOD REMARKS OF DR. MARTHA KANTER, UNDER SECRETARY OF EDUCATION, 2012 INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION SUMMIT ON THE OCCASION OF THE G8.(Company overview)
May 17, 2012; WASHINGTON, DC -- The following information was released by the U.S. Department of Education: Strengthening Education as a Global...