The benefits of the commons
Conventional wisdom holds that resources held in common will invariably be overexploited — the "tragedy of the commons". A number of examples show that this is not necessarily so.
Neocons and the Ownership Society
- Political Science
The ownership society won’t level the playing field in the United States. It will make it more unequal.
Punishment and Cooperation
- Political Science, Medicine
Data from economic games show that the effectiveness of punishment in fostering cooperation varies greatly from society to society.
Section 230 and a tragedy of the commons
- Computer Science
The dilemma of social media platforms.
Consumats in a commons dilemma Testing the behavioural rules of simulated consumers Centre for Environmental and Traffic Psychology
The Mobilizing Power of Grievances: Applying Loss Aversion and Omission Bias to Social Movements
- Political Science
A grant from the National Science Foundation helped support this research (award number 1102555).
MAD (Mutually Assured Destruction) for Our Time?
Traditional approaches to collective problems, through manipulation of individual incentives and so forth, cannot be made to work in the case of climate change because the costs of freeriding are… Expand
Antitrust as Frontier Justice: Is it Time to Retire the Sheriff?
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The tragedy of the commons that wasn't: On technical solutions to the institutions game
The author uses Garrett Hardins thesis concerning population growth and land ownership and their effects on natural resources as a basis for discussing the sociopolitical background determining… Expand
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Science and the Modern World
- Sociology, Philosophy
1. The origins of modern science 2. Mathematics as an element in the history of thought 3. The century of genius 4. The eighteenth century 5. The Romantic reaction 6. The nineteenth century 7.… Expand
Theory of Games and Economic Behavior
THIS book is based on the theory that the economic man attempts to maximize his share of the world's goods and services in the same way that a participant in a game involving many players attempts to… Expand
The Case for Modern Man.
In a society whose weather vanes are blown by such prophets of doom as Jacques Maritain, Arnold Toynbee, Reinhold Niebuhr, and Karl Mannheim, it is a rare pleasure to see the scowling climate of opinion, the foreboding cold front of these critics of the liberal view, called in question in a brilliant and scholarly study. Expand
Genetics and the Future of Man
Nirenberg discusses the three main areas of genetic manipulation and their implications: molecular supplementation to remedy disease, euthenics to modify gene expression, and eugenics--the attempt to improve the genetic quality of the genes through selectivity. Expand
The Scientific American
This revised picture resolves two disturbing mysteries: why many heart attacks strike without warning and why preventative therapies sometimes fail and highlights the need for better prevention, detection and treatment. Expand
New York Rev. Books
- New York Rev. Books
Planned Parenthood News, No
The Tragedy of the Commons Available: <http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full
U. Thant, Int. Planned Parenthood News
- U. Thant, Int. Planned Parenthood News