2009
Elinor Ostrom
Picture
(1933 - 0)
Nationality
USA
Area of specialisation
Economic governance
Price Motivation
Analysis of economic governance, especially the commons
Affiliation at the time of Award
Indiana University, Bloomington Arizona State University, USA.
CONTRIBUTION
1 Challenged the conventional wisdom by demonstrating how local property can be successfully managed by local commons without any regulation by central authorities or privatization
PUBLICATIONS
1 Governing the Commons: The Evolution of Institutions for Collective Action (.1990) 2 Institutional incentives and sustainable development: infrastructure policies in perspective. (1993) 3 Rules, games, and common-pool resources .(1994) 4 Understanding institutional diversity.(2005) 5 Linking the formal and informal economy: concepts and policies (2007) . 6 Understanding knowledge as a commons: from theory to practice.(2007)