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Global123_EssayOption#4 - [Question 4] Problems of...

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[Question 4] Problems of collective action lie at the heart of many of the issues addressed in the study of international political economy. Successful collective action may produce generalized benefits for the world economy alternately; it may produce specific benefits for participants while creating harm or loss for others. From the different issue areas that we have studied in this coursed identify and discuses two examples of each (ie two examples of collective action that has produced or could produce generalized benefits, and two examples of collective action that have produced or should produce specific benefits for participants while creating harm of los for others). Whys is collective action so difficult. Cartels need: no close substitutions, agreements on sharing benefits, and control of supplies i. Intro a. The ability for a collective action group such as a regional trade group like the EU, or a cartel like OPEC, depends on their ability to share the benefits of the program in a way that each member agrees is fair. b.
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2011 for the course GLOBAL 123 taught by Professor Cohen during the Fall '10 term at UCSB.

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Global123_EssayOption#4 - [Question 4] Problems of...

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