Game theory and economics in the news
|May 4, 2005||The Economist, The tragedy of the commons, contd
A cause for the world's diminshing supply of fish "is the age-old 'tragedy of the commons', whereby anyone with access to a shared valuable resource has an interest in over-exploiting it, and it is in nobody's interest alone to maintain it."
|September 8, 2003||Fresno Bee, Florez air bills may have to wait
Classic game of chicken in the State Assembly over an environmental bill as the legislative deadline nears.
|December 19, 2002||The Economist, Nomadism in Mongolia
Collective herding in Mongolia suffers the tragedy of the commons as some leaders call for privatization.
|October 24, 2002||The Independent, Fishing industry falls victim to the tragedy of the commons
Global overfishing and a dwindling supply of fish the result of a tragedy of the commons.
|October 19, 2002||BBC News, Coffee cartel shuts up shop
Association of Coffee Producing Countries fails to maintain prices and cooperation, abandons collusion.
|August 2, 2001||STATpub.com, Researcher proposes North American wheat board
Attempts at collusion present free-riding concerns
|June 26, 2001||Sierra Times, The Tragedy of the Commons
Argues that public ownership of forests leads to a tragedy of the commons.
|August 27, 2000||New York Times, A tale of two fisheries
Fisheries in Rhode Island suffer from the tragedy of the commons