Privatizing the Commons and Economic Degradation

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dc.contributor.author Ellis, Christopher J.
dc.contributor.author Birdyshaw, Edward Leon, 1969-
dc.date.accessioned 2005-09-02T23:20:00Z
dc.date.available 2005-09-02T23:20:00Z
dc.date.issued 2005-05-01
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1794/1310
dc.description 17 p. en
dc.description.abstract We develop a dynamic model of the exploitation of an environmental resource with endogenous property rights. We are able to explain both the evolution of property rights and environmental quality. In some circumstances the time path of environmental quality is U-shaped and resembles an Environmental Kuznets Curve. However this patern derives from changes in the property rights regime, not from changes in income. en
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dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher University of Oregon, Dept of Economics en
dc.relation.ispartofseries University of Oregon Economics Department Working Papers ; 2005-10 en
dc.subject Commons en
dc.subject Property rights en
dc.subject Environmental resource en
dc.title Privatizing the Commons and Economic Degradation en
dc.type Working Paper en


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