IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/
MyIDEAS: Login to save this paper or follow this series

Making the Commons Work: Conservation and Cooperation in Common Property Resources

  • Thomas van Rensburg

    ()

    (Department of Economics, National University of Ireland, Galway)

Registered author(s):

    Commonage represents land held under common property which incorporates a system of local cooperative arrangements and rules to conserve and manage the Irish uplands. We analyse the institutional and economic factors which influence the behavior of commonage farmers under a common property regime using a recursive bivariate probit model. Results show that (1) cooperation has a positive and important impact on commonage conservation; (2) agricultural policies by way of livestock premia increase the level of degradation; whilst (3) farm financial support through agri-environment measures positively affects commonage conservation and encourages cooperation between farmers.

    If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.

    File URL: http://www.economics.nuig.ie/resrch/paper.php?pid=131
    Our checks indicate that this address may not be valid because: 404 Not Found (http://www.economics.nuig.ie/resrch/paper.php?pid=131 [301 Moved Permanently]--> http://www.nuigalway.ie/business-public-policy-law/cairnes/subjectareas/economics/resrch/paper.php?pid=131). If this is indeed the case, please notify (Srinivas Raghavendra)


    File Function: First version, 2007
    Download Restriction: no

    File URL: http://www.economics.nuig.ie/resrch/paper.php?pid=131
    Our checks indicate that this address may not be valid because: 404 Not Found (http://www.economics.nuig.ie/resrch/paper.php?pid=131 [301 Moved Permanently]--> http://www.nuigalway.ie/business-public-policy-law/cairnes/subjectareas/economics/resrch/paper.php?pid=131). If this is indeed the case, please notify (Srinivas Raghavendra)


    File Function: Revised version, 2007
    Download Restriction: no

    Paper provided by National University of Ireland Galway, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 124.

    as
    in new window

    Length:
    Date of creation: 2007
    Date of revision: 2007
    Handle: RePEc:nig:wpaper:0124
    Contact details of provider: Postal: St. Anthony's College, Newcastle Road, Galway
    Phone: +353-91 524411 ext. 2501
    Fax: +353-91 524130
    Web page: http://economics.nuigalway.ie

    More information through EDIRC

    No references listed on IDEAS
    You can help add them by filling out this form.

    This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

    When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:nig:wpaper:0124. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Srinivas Raghavendra)

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

    If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    This information is provided to you by IDEAS at the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis using RePEc data.