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'Please in My Back Garden': When Neighbours Compete in the Provision of Local Environmental Public Goods


  • Mike Brock

    (University of East Anglia)

  • Grischa Perino

    (University of Hamburg)


This paper models the effort exerted by neighbouring individuals as they compete for an environmental commodity which exhibits the properties of a mixed public good. Our motivating example is the levels of seed that neighbours dispense when trying to attract birds to their individual gardens for private enjoyment.

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  • Mike Brock & Grischa Perino, 2018. "'Please in My Back Garden': When Neighbours Compete in the Provision of Local Environmental Public Goods," University of East Anglia School of Economics Working Paper Series 2018-05, School of Economics, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK..
  • Handle: RePEc:uea:ueaeco:2018_05

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