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The Great Fish War: A Cooperative Solution

Cowens, James and Lewis, Tracy (1982) The Great Fish War: A Cooperative Solution. Social Science Working Paper, 448. California Institute of Technology , Pasadena, CA. (Unpublished)

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The competitive al location of a common property resource is analyzed taking explicit account of the fact that the resource users must confront each other repeatedly. This means that future retaliation for noncooperatrve behavior is possible. The likelihood of enforcing cooperative behavior with the credible threat of retaliation is analyzed using the theory of repeated games.

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