In this thesis, I determine if allowing cooperators to penalize those who do not can still promote cooperative behavior when the penalties and costs of penalizing non-cooperative behavior is asymmetric. The motivation behind my interest in the topic is the fact that many prisoners' dilemma problems span a variety of political or institutional boundaries and that player including firms and residents move across political boundaries.Second, it seems that preserving cooperative outcomes is more difficult in a global environmental issue than in a local one when people can move between groups. One exception was that when two groups start close the equilibrium boundaryanbsp;...
|Title||:||Essays on Environmental Cooperation|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|