Spring 2019

Good Governance: A Look Into The Free-Riding Phenomenon
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Good Governance: A Look Into The Free-Riding Phenomenon

Some citizens do not contribute to the common public good. This global phenomenon, free-riding, is widespread, often manifesting itself in several forms, such as not voting in elections or evading taxes. States themselves may also be guilty of free-riding (when not paying proportional contributions to help solve international problems yet still reaping the benefits of positive outcomes). Is free-riding really detrimental to anyone...