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Shared cultural and natural resources in which each stakeholder has an equal interest

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How do different groups of hunter-gatherers decide which group gets to use which land and resources?

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 ...
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Did Elinor Ostrom (or others) resolve the tragedy of the commons for common-pool resources?

Ostrom (2015: 19) writes: Individuals or households who have rights to withdraw resource units from the CPR must be clearly defined, as must the boundaries of the CPR itself. Following her ...
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Relationship between the Tragedy of the Commons and negative externalities?

I've read that the tragedy of the commons can be seen as a negative externality. That is, $MSC > MPC$. However, I'm having trouble understanding why the supply curve actually shifts downwards due ...
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What is the difference between Common Goods and Common Pool Resources?

All this time I was thinking that common-pool resources are common goods, until I read this excerpt from a book.