The Technologies of Property Rights: Choice Among Alternative Solutions to Tragedies of the Commons

Yandle, Bruce
May 2001
Ecology Law Quarterly;2001, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p123
Academic Journal
Proposes a framework for analyzing the problems that fall within tragedy of commons, the dominant metaphor for understanding environmental problems. Application of industrial organization theory on the issue of how to solve environmental problems; Examination on the impact of technology on the appropriateness of different solutions; Notions on the impact of technology on environment.


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