The logic of collective action: public goods and the theory of groups

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Harvard University Press, 1971 - Business & Economics - 186 pages
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Review: The Logic of Collective Action: Public Goods and the Theory of Groups

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Interesting Quotes: "However similar the purposes may be, critics may object that attitudes in organizations are not at all like those in markets. In organizations, an emotional or ideological element ... Read full review

Review: The Logic of Collective Action: Public Goods and the Theory of Groups

User Review  - Mark Uberuaga - Goodreads

Mancur Olsen's ideas about why groups form, the difference between small and large groups that are exclusive or inclusive, and effects such as free-riding ware explained in his book, The Logic of ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Group Size and Group Behavior
53
The Labor Union and Economic Freedom
66
Copyright

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About the author (1971)

Mancur Olson was Distinguished Professor of economics at the University of Maryland and Founder and Principal Investigator of the Center for Institutional Reform and the Informal Sector (IRIS), also based at the University of Maryland.
Satu Kahkonen is Associate Director of IRIS.

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