A tragédia do clima
Jornal de Negócios - Portugal
Actualmente, o perigo das alterações climáticas e de outras formas de degradação ambiental é tão evidente que parece uma loucura ignorá-lo. E ainda assim, o mundo falhou na tentativa de encontrar uma resposta adequada para resolver o problema.
Can Winston Churchill's grandson save Serco? And is it worth saving?
In 1937, Ronald Coase, a young left-leaning lecturer at the London School of Economics, published a short paper called The Theory of the Firm, in which he considered why companies contracted out some of their functions, but did others in-house. “Why is ...
Torre de Manila in context
The controversy may also be viewed in the context of the Coase Theorem. The theorem attributed to the 1991 winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics, Ronald Coase, comes in when finding a solution acceptable to the parties involved—the one who causes ...
The Tragedy of the Climate Commons
One approach to ending the tragedy of the commons was devised some 50 years ago by the economist Ronald Coase. His solution was to assign property rights to the shared resource, compensating the losers. With private ownership established, market ...