ntraorganizational Influence Relations and the Optimality of Collective Action

dc.contributor.author Zusman, Pinhas
dc.contributor.author Rausser, Gordon
dc.contributor.department Center for Agricultural and Rural Development
dc.date 2018-02-17T15:02:18.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-30T04:00:34Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-30T04:00:34Z
dc.date.copyright Wed Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 1992
dc.date.embargo 2016-03-23
dc.date.issued 1992-03-01
dc.description.abstract <p>Collective action, although often superior to anarchy, tends to be socially suboptimal even when the proclivity of free riders to defect is fully controlled and an organization for collective action is set up. An effective organization for collective action involving many participants will likely feature a coordinating center and peripheral participants. Even if all the overall group objective is fully internalized by the center, the organizational equilibrium is suboptimal as it reflects the influence of narrowly rational peripheral participants. The efficiency loss is particularly evident on collective action over time, where group choices even within a single generation are likely to be myopic—a propensity further exacerbated by the center's short planning horizon.</p>
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dc.subject.disciplines Agricultural and Resource Economics
dc.subject.disciplines Agriculture
dc.subject.disciplines Economic Policy
dc.subject.keywords Agriculture
dc.subject.keywords Policy
dc.title ntraorganizational Influence Relations and the Optimality of Collective Action
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