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free riding

or free·rid·ing  (frē′rī′dĭng)
n.
1. The act of taking credit or deriving other benefit from the efforts or contributions of others.
2. The sport of mountain biking, snowboarding, or skiing that combines multiple styles and terrains.

free′-ride′ adj. & v.
free rider n.
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Being nonexcludable, consumer free-riding leads market provision of goods such as national defense to fall short of efficiency.
Factors found in this literature that appear to decrease the degree of free-riding behavior under certain conditions include smaller group size (Isaac, Walker, and Thomas 1984), experience through repeated game play (Fischbacher and Gachter 2010), pregame communication among participants, and an ability to exclude players from the group or other sanctions (Delmas and Keller 2005).
"As a result of the constant measures that the BDZ EAD Holding is implementing in order to reduce to the minimum the free-riding, we have registered a decline in the number of free-riders," BDZ said.
(108) Stated differently, if a manufacturer compensates a brick-and-mortar retailer for providing a showroom and competent demonstrations of its products, Internet retailers are not really free-riding when they sell to consumers who took advantage of these brick-and-mortar store services.
Why aren't we talking about how this free-riding by aggregators affects the market rate for everyone?
"Europe's banking shares are already free-riding on the coat-tails of US decisiveness, and its governments will be quietly relieved ...
NISSAN is promoting its new British-built Qashqai model with an 'Urban Challenge' which involves public demonstrations of extreme mountain bike free-riding throughout Europe.
Nissan is promoting its Qashqai model with what it calls an Urban Challenge involving public demonstrations of extreme mountain bike free-riding throughout Europe.
Experimental economic methods have often been used to study the provision of public goods and free-riding. Andreoni [AER, 85(4), Sept.