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Organic FarmVille: The Logic of Collective Action

FarmVille has been tauted as the most popular social game on Facebook, and perhaps anywhere, with around 75 million active monthly users.  Download the FarmVille application and soon you can form coalitions with people from across the world to grow crops, buy animals and trade Neapolitan cows.

And now a special sect has formed inside FarmVille — Organic FarmVille with its own set of Ogranic Norms. Cooperative governance has also become quite popular…

Mancur Olson would be so proud.


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  1. John Gershman says:

    I think he would be surprised more..but Elinor Ostrom would certainly be proud (and feel vindicated). Great stuff on the blog!

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