discussing the possible use of common property to address the commons problem. Please develop your discussion within the context of either (1) Acheson and the lobster fiefs or (2) Cinner and customary marine tenure in the Indo-Pacific. Note: you donâ€™t have to read Acheson if you read Cinner and vice versa, but in either case you should show evidence of having read Hardin and either Wade or Seabright.
Read this or Seabright.
Wade, R. 1987. â€œThe Management of Common Property
Resources: Finding a Cooperative Solution.â€
pdf file is available on class website.
Read this or Wade.
Seabright, P. â€œManaging Local Commons: Theoretical Issues in
.â€ Journal of Economic Perspectives
Read this or Cinner.
Acheson J. 1975. â€œThe Lobster Fiefs: Economic and Ecological
Effects of Territoriality in the Marine Lobster Industry.â€
Read this or Acheson.
Cinner, J. 2005. â€œSocio-Economic Factors Influencing Customary
Marine Tenure in the Indo-Pacific.
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