PSC 1002 – Intro to American PoliticsTextbook: Principles and practice of american politics classic and contemporary readings edition 6Topic: Designing Institutions – Principles, chapter 1 – OlsonDiscussion questionsQuestion 1. What are public goods?Question 2. How does the theory of groups and organizations relate to American gov’t?Question 3. How is a governmental institution or organization similar to the market?Question 4. Why will rational, self interested individuals not act to achieve their common or group interests?