Elinor Ostrom

Elinor “Lin” Ostrom was an American political economist whose work was associated with the New Institutional Economics and the resurgence of political economy.

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March 26, 2012 in Focus Articles

Enhancing the Evolution of Institutions for Collective Action

In discussions with farmers who have built and managed irrigation systems, one hears about how hard it is to find the right combination of rules that work in a particular…
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