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Toolkit: Teaching Tragedy of the Commons using Climate-Related Examples

As a teacher of undergraduate Economics you can use this set of computer-based tools when teaching The Tragedy of the Commons. 526 more words

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Water, Water Everywhere, but Not a Drop to Drink

At this point, I think we’ve all heard about the fight the Nestle company is having with the State of Michigan. Nestle is based in Switzerland. 673 more words





I won’t waste your time on sophisticated sentences like “How perfect would it be to be perfect?”

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The Psychology of the Reserve Fund

Happy Friday.  It has been a heck of a week!  We started 4 more audits this week and also picked up a review of a commercial business.  769 more words

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NSF -- Tragedy of the Commons

The tragedy of the commons are predictable outcomes when looking at grazing lanes, highways, fisheries, and forests. This quick video from the National Science Foundation is a short introduction to the issues that plague common resources. 27 more words

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John Stossel -- Tragedy of the Commons

In this Stossel in the Classroom segment, Stossel analyzes the issues around common resources and public goods. In the opening interview, many people believe public versions of items are better and often cite the lack of a price as the main reason for selecting that over a private item. 64 more words

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TedEd -- What is the tragedy of the commons

Here’s a great opening video for teaching common resources and the tragedy of the commons. This version of the video actually does a great job explaining the math of the overfishing problem and how you need to have enough reproductive pairs in order to maintain the optimal level of the stock. 12 more words

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