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# PPA10Week2 - • B = collective benefit received by all if...

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The Problem of Cooperation: Hume’s Marsh Total Benefit=2; Total Cost=3 if solo, 2 if joint Individual’s cost if work is shared = 1 Farmer B Cooperate Do Not Cooperate Farmer Cooperate 1, 1 -1,2 A Do Not Cooperate 2,-1 0,0

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A Variation on Hume’s Marsh Total Benefit=2; Total Cost=3 Individual’s cost if work is shared equally = 1.5 Farmer B Cooperate Do Not Cooperate Farmer Cooperate .5, .5 -1,2 A Do Not Cooperate 2,-1 0,0
Cooperation in Large N Groups

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Unformatted text preview: • B = collective benefit received by all if goal is achieved (e.g. defense) • C = individual cost of contributing to collective goal • K = # of contributors required to achieve collective goal • B – C > 0 Less than K-1 other people contributing Exactly K-1 other people contributing K or more other people contributing Contribute-C B – C B – C Do Not Contribute B...
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