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Externalities in "Dog Days" - King of Queens"
by Dirk Mateer `

Doug's neighbor has a dog whose barking annoys Doug and Carrie. Doug and his neighbor work out a private solution to the externality problem amongst themselves, which perfect illustrates the Coase Theorem. In many communities the private solution is not possible and this leads many municipalities to pass noise ordinances to eliminate the negative externalities.

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"Dog Days" - King of Queens by Created by David Litt and Michael J. Weithorn (1999) Doug's neighbor has a dog whose barking annoys Doug and Carrie. Doug and his neighbor work out a private solution to the externality problem.