The tragedy of the commons that wasn't: On technical solutions to the institutions game

  title={The tragedy of the commons that wasn't: On technical solutions to the institutions game},
  author={Carl Johan Dahlman},
  journal={Population and Environment},
  • C. Dahlman
  • Published 1 March 1991
  • Economics
  • Population and Environment
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