James King

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If people are so self-interested, why do they give their money away to charities? One possibility is that people care about the level of the public good their donations provide. But this is not a good explanation: free-riding typically dominates donating even for people who care a great deal about the good in question, and even in groups that are(More)
As the effectiveness of learning objects in enhancing education becomes better understood, it will be critical to more fully develop the predictive characteristics of learning object usage by diverse instructors and their long-term sustainability in learning object repositories. Additionally, the advancement of scholarship in these endeavors – a critical(More)
Pesticide and nutrient runoff from agricultural fields is a sacio-envirol~ii~c~~tal problem in the Midwestern United States. Riparian forest buffers (RFBs) are a proven conservation practice that effectively manage this problem, though adoption rates are low. A inail survey was conducted to determine difikrences between adopter and nonadopter(More)
NOTICE This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States government. Neither the United States government nor any agency thereof, nor any of their employees, makes any warranty, express or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information,(More)
S cientific blue-water diving is a method used to explore the open-ocean environment and to study and collect the organisms that live there. This book hopes to bring these techniques to a wider audience of researchers, especially those interested in plankton biology and bio-geochemistry. It describes the applications, methods, and equipment involved in the(More)
The opinions, findings, and conclusions expressed in this publication are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the State of Florida Department of Transportation. Despite the increasing importance of comprehensive corridor management at the state and local government level, questions remain regarding effective methods for developing and(More)
3 The Internet and Copyright Law are particularly ill-suited to each other. One is designed to give as much information as possible to everyone who wants it; the other allows authors, artists and publishers to earn money by restricting the distribution of information. The beneficiaries of copyright law are lobbying for the redesign of computers and the(More)