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dc.contributor.authorVan Rensburg, Thomasen
dc.date.accessioned2010-05-07T13:16:48Zen
dc.date.available2010-05-07T13:16:48Zen
dc.date.issued2007en
dc.identifier.citationVan Rensburg, T. M.(2007) "Making the Commons Work: Conservation and Cooperation in Common Property Resources. The Case of Irish Commonage" (Working Paper No. 0124) Department of Economics, National University of Ireland, Galwayen
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10379/953en
dc.description.abstractCommonage 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.en
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dc.publisherNational University of Ireland, Galwayen
dc.relation.ispartofseriesworking papers;0124en
dc.subjectCooperationen
dc.subjectCommon property resourcesen
dc.subjectGrazingen
dc.subjectAgricultural policiesen
dc.subjectEconomicsen
dc.titleMaking the Commons Work: Conservation and Cooperation in Common Property Resources. The Case of Irish Commonageen
dc.typeWorking Paperen
dc.description.peer-reviewedpeer-revieweden
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