The logic of collective action : public goods and the theory of groups

@article{Olson1967TheLO,
  title={The logic of collective action : public goods and the theory of groups},
  author={M. Olson},
  journal={Political Science Quarterly},
  year={1967},
  volume={82},
  pages={145}
}
  • M. Olson
  • Published 1967
  • Political Science
  • Political Science Quarterly
This book develops an original theory of group and organizational behavior that cuts across disciplinary lines and illustrates the theory with empirical and historical studies of particular organizations. Applying economic analysis to the subjects of the political scientist, sociologist, and economist, Mr. Olson examines the extent to which the individuals that share a common interest find it in their individual interest to bear the costs of the organizational effort. The theory shows that most… Expand
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