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Elinor Ostrom

Elinor Ostrom
an intellectual biography

  • ISBN: 9781783485895
  • Editorial: The Rowman & Littlefield
  • Lugar de la edición: London. Reino Unido
  • Encuadernación: Rústica
  • Medidas: 21 cm
  • Nº Pág.: 182
  • Idiomas: Inglés

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Resumen

Elinor Ostrom was the first woman to win the Nobel Prize in economics. She has been at the forefront of New Institutional Economics and Public Choice revolutions, discovering surprising ways in which communities around the world have succeed in solving difficult collective problems. She first rose to prominence by studying the police in metropolitan areas in the United States, and showing that, contrary to the prevailing view at the time, community policing and smaller departments worked better than centralized and large police departments. Together with her husband, Vincent, they have set up the Bloomington Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis, which has grown into a global network of scholars and practitioners. Throughout her career, she was interested in studying ecological problems, and understanding how people manage communal properties. Her most famous discovery is that communities often find ingenious ways of escaping the "tragedy of the commons".

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