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The Tragedy of the Anticommons in Knowledge
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Mitigating Hold-Up Through Complementarities and Refunds
Many valuable composite goods or property rights exist only by assembling multiple, monopoly-supplied components. Since a monopolist exclusively owns each component, hold-up by the last seller can
Essays in industrial organization
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Tolling on the River: Trade and Informal Taxation on the Congo
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Pirate Thy Neighbor: The Protectionist Roots of International Copyright
In recent years, many policymakers have pushed for a stronger international standard of copyright recognition and enforcement, as embodied in international agreements such as TRIPS. Proponents argue,
A Tragedy of the Anticommons: Local Option Taxation and Cell Phone Tax Bills
When multiple taxing jurisdictions overlap and fail to account for one another’s actions, they over-tax the common base. This is a prediction of the anticommons model, in which numerous parties have
1866 Post Roads Act: Federal Preemption and Deregulation of the United States Telegraph Industry
1866 POST ROADS ACT: FEDERAL PREEMPTION AND DEREGULATION OF THE UNITED STATES TELEGRAPH INDUSTRY Aaron M. Honsowetz, Ph.D. George Mason University, 2015 Dissertation Director: John V. C. Nye The 1866
Lessons from Gurgaon, India's Private City
In just thirty years, Gurgaon has grown from a tiny hamlet to a city of nearly two million people and it has done so based almost entirely on the private provision of public goods, including


The history of economic analysis
This book brings together John Creedy’s most important essays on the history of economic analysis. The book contributes to our understanding of the development of economics by looking at the subject
Law and Economics of Vertical Integration and Control
Law and Economics of Vertical Integration and Control focuses on the processes, methodologies, and approaches involved in the law and economics of vertical integration and control. The publication
Oligopoly and the theory of games
Bilateral Monopoly, Successive Monopoly, and Vertical Integration
What are the effects of vertical integration upon output and prices ? If an industry has been " vertically fragmented ", that is, if it has consisted of a number of separate firms each operating in
Principles of Economics: An Introductory Volume
This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and