I have seen literature about how hunter-gatherer groups allocate common resources within groups. But I wonder how "common" resources are allocated between groups, i.e. which group gets to use which territory when. Which institutions does it involve?

  • $\begingroup$ resource is a factor of production (see Samuelson's Economics), so land would be a resource, but its 'fruits' would be good not resource. Are you interested in allocation of factors of production or goods between groups? Those are different questions $\endgroup$
    – 1muflon1
    Dec 28, 2020 at 13:55
  • $\begingroup$ I mean resources, i.e. factors of production. In practical terms the territory that groups dwell on live off. I've adjusted the question to reflect that. $\endgroup$
    – sba222
    Dec 28, 2020 at 19:52
  • $\begingroup$ This question is in the domain of anthropology. I believe that it is safe to say that different groups interacted with others varies across geographies, so there probably is no short answer. $\endgroup$ Dec 30, 2020 at 21:49


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