Tragedy Of The Commons


How does this article related to manufacturing tie into the concept of “the tragedy of the commons?” Read the article below to further understand this concept. Also, are there any current events related to environmental policy, regulation, and law to share with the class?

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Greenstone, M., List, J. A., & Syverson, C. (2012). The effects of environmental regulation on the competitiveness of US manufacturing (No. w18392). National Bureau of Economic Research.

Hardin, G. (1968, December 13). The tragedy of the commonsScience, 162(3859), 1243-1248.
DOI: 10.1126/science.162.3859.1243

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