A living legacy of Elinor Ostrom’s groundbreaking work
More than yen years after her Nobel win, Elinor Ostrom’s work remains relevant in our ever-changing world. Because of this, we wanted to create a living bibliography of published works on her research and contributions for easy access to those wanting to learn more or see what others are researching.
Abernethy, C.L. and H. Sally. 2000. “Experiences of Some Government-Sponsored Organizations of Irrigators in Niger and Burkina Faso, West Africa.” Journal of Applied Irrigation Studies / Zeitschrift fur Bewasserungswirtschaft 35(2):177-205.
Acheson, J.M. 2011. “Ostrom for Anthropologists.” International Journal of the Commons 5(2):319-339.
Ahn, T.K. and R.K. Wilson. 2010. “Elinor Ostrom's Contributions to the Experimental Study of Social Dilemmas.” Public Choice 143(3-4):327-333.
Aldrich, J.H. 2010. “Elinor Ostrom and the ‘Just Right’ Solution.” Public Choice 143(3-4):269-273.
Alford, J. 2014. “The Multiple Facets of Co-Production: Building on the Work of Elinor Ostrom.” Public Management Review16(3):299-316.
Aligica, P.D. 2011. “Introduction: The Ostroms and the Bloomington School.” The Good Society 20(1):1-2.
Aligica, P.D. 2005. “Institutional Analysis and Economic Development Policy: Notes on the Applied Agenda of the Bloomington School: Extending Peter Boettke and Christopher Coyne's Outline of the Research Program of the Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis.” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 57(2):159-165.
Aligica, P.D. and P.J. Boettke. 2011. “Institutional Design and Ideas-Driven Social Change: Notes from an Ostromian Perspective.” The Good Society 20(1):50-66.
Aligica, P.D. and V. Tarko. 2012. “Polycentricity: From Polanyi to Ostrom, and Beyond.” Governance 25(2):237-262.
Amadae, S.M. 2004. “Bargaining with the Devil: Commentary on the Ostroms’ ‘Quest for Meaning in Public Choice’.” American Journal of Economics and Sociology 63(1):161-165.
Anderies, J.M. 2000. “On Modeling Human Behavior and Institutions in Simple Ecological Economic Systems.” Ecological Economics35(3):393-412.
Anderies, J.M. and M.A. Janssen. 2012. “Elinor Ostrom (1933-2012): Pioneer in the Interdisciplinary Science of Coupled Social-Ecological Systems.” PLOS Biology 10(10).
Araral, E. 2014. “Ostrom, Hardin and the Commons: A Critical Appreciation and a Revisionist View.” Environmental Science and Policy 36:11-23.
Araral, E. 2013. “A Transaction Cost Approach to Climate Adaptation: Insights from Coase, Ostrom and Williamson and Evidence from the 400-year old Zangjeras.” Environmental Science & Policy 25:147-156.
Araral, E. 2012. “Does Geography Matter to Institutional Choice? A Comparative Study of Ancient Commons.” Geoforum 44:224-231.
Arnold, C.A. 2004. “Working Out an Environmental Ethic: Anniversary Lessons From Mono Lake.” Wyoming Law Review Land and Water Division 4(1):1-55.
Auer, M.R. 2014. ”Collective Action and the Evolution of Social Norms: The Principled Optimism of Elinor Ostrom.” Journal of Natural Resources Policy Research 6:265-271.
Bardhan, P. 1993. “Symposium on Management of Local Commons.” Journal of Economic Perspectives 7(4):87-92.
Berge, E. and F. van Laerhoven. 2011. "Editorial: 'Governing the Commons' for Two Decades: A Complex Story." International Journal of the Commons 5(2):160-187.
Bergstrom, T.C. 2010. "The Uncommon Insight of Elinor Ostrom." Scandinavian Journal of Economics 112(2):245-261.
Berkes, F. 2005. “Commons Theory for Marine Resource Management in a Complex World.” Senri Ethnological Studies 67:13-31.
Bermeo, N. 2010. “Beyond the Tragedy of the Commons: A Discussion of ‘Governing the Commons: The Evolution of Institutions for Collective Action.’” Perspectives on Politics 8(2):569-593.
Bisaro, A. and J. Hinkel. 2016. “Governance of Social Dilemmas in Climate Change Adaptation.” Nature Climate Change 6(4):354-359.
Blomquist, W. and P. deLeon. 2011. “The Design and Promise of the Institutional Analysis and Development Framework.” Policy Studies Journal 39(1):1-6.
Boettke, P.J. 2010. “Is the Only Form of ‘Reasonable Regulation’ Self-Regulation? Lessons from Lin Ostrom on Regulating the Commons and Cultivating Citizens.” Public Choice 143(3-4):283-291.
Boettke, P.J. 2005. "Polycentric Political Economy: A Festschrift for Elinor and Vincent Ostrom: Introduction." Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 57(2):141-143.
Boettke, P.J. and C.J. Coyne. 2005. "Methodological Individualism, Spontaneous Order and the Research Program of the Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis." Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 57(2):145-158.
Boettke, P.J., J.S. Lemke, and L. Palagashvili. 2013. “Riding in Cars with Boys: Elinor Ostrom's Adventures with the Police.” Journal of Institutional Economics 9(4):407-42
Burger, J. and M. Gochfeld. 1998. “The Tragedy of the Commons Thirty Years Later.” Environment 40(10):4-27.
Bushouse, B., B. Never, and R.K. Christensen. 2016. “Elinor Ostrom's Contribution to Nonprofit and Voluntary Action Studies.” Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 45:7-26.
Cardenas, J.C. and R. Sethi. 2016. “Elinor Ostrom: Fighting the Tragedy of the Commons.” Books & Ideas.
Carpenter, S.R. 2000. “Sustainability and Common-Pool Resources: Alternatives to Tragedy.” Society for Philosophy and Technology 3(4).
Castillo, D. and A.K. Saysel. “Simulation of Common Pool Resource Field Experiments: A Behavioral Model of Collective Action.” Ecological Economics 55(3):420-436.
Chanteau, J.P. and A. Labrousse. 2013. “L’Institutionnalisme Méthodologique dElinor Ostrom: Quelques Enjeux et Controverses.” Revue de la Régulation: Capitalisme, Institutions, Pouvoirs 14(2).
Cho, A. 2009. “Laureates Analyzed Economics Outside Markets.” Science 347.
Copeland, B.R. and M.S. Taylor. 2009. “Trade, Tragedy, and the Commons.” American Economic Review 99(3):725-749.
Coriat, B. 2013. “Le Retour des Communs.” Revue de la Régulation: Capitalisme, Institutions, Pouvoirs 14(2)
Costanza, R. 2014. "A Theory of Socio-Ecological System Change." Journal of Bioeconomics 16(1):39-44.
Cox, M., S. Villamayor-Tomas, and G. Arnold. 2016. “Design Principles in Commons Science: A Response to ‘Ostrom, Hardin and the Commons’ (Araral).” Environmental Science & Policy 61:238-242.
Dagan, H. and M.A. Heller. 2001. “The Liberal Commons.” The Yale Law Journal 110:549-623.
Deadman, P.J., E. Schlager, and H.R. Gimblett. 2000. "Simulating Common Pool Resource Management Experiments with Adaptive Agents Employing Alternate Communication Routines." Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 3(2).
Deitz, T. 2005. “The Darwinian Trope in the Drama of the Commons: Variations on Some Themes by the Ostroms.” Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 57(2):205-225.
Dekker, E. and P. Kuchar. 2020. "The Ostrom Workshop: Artisanship and Knowledge Commons." (Working Paper)
Delgado-Serrano, M.M. et al. 2015. “Local Perceptions on Social-Ecological Dynamics in Latin America in Three Community-Based Natural Resource Management Systems.” Ecology and Society 20(4).
Dellheim J. and F.O. Wolf. 2015. “Can ‘Commonification’ Be Used as an Alternative to 'Commodification'? A Report on a Debate on What Can Be Achieved by 'Going Along with the Ostroms.'” International Journal of Pluralism and Economics Education 6:82-99.
Dolenec, D. and M. Zitko. 2015. “Exploring Commons Theory for Principles of a Socialist Governmentality.” Review of Radical Political Economics 48(1):66-80.
Earl, P.E. and J. Potts. 2012. “A Nobel Prize for Governance and Institutions: Oliver Williamson and Elinor Ostrom.” Review of Political Economy 23(1).
Eggertsson, T. 2011. “The Evolution of Property Rights: The Strange Case of Iceland’s Health Records.” International Journal of the Commons 5(1):50-65.
Eggertsson, T. 2010. “In the Woods: Darkness at Noon or Sunday in the Park with Lin?” Public Choice 143(3-4):275-282.
Fennell, L.A. 2011. “Ostrom's Law: Property Rights in the Commons.” International Journal of the Commons 5(1):9-27.
Fisher, R.J. 1993. “Creating Space: Development Agencies and Local Institutions in Natural Resource Management.” Forests, Trees and People Newsletter 22:4-11.
Fitze, U. 2012. “Allmende Ist Überall.” Genossenschaften: Gemeinsam Erfolgreich 2012:6-10.
Folke, C., J.M. Anderies, L.H. Gunderson, and M.A. Janssen. 2012. “An Uncommon Scholar of the Commons.” Ecology and Society17(2):31.
Forsyth, T. and C. Johnson. 2014. “Elinor Ostrom's Legacy: Governing the Commons and the Rational Choice Controversy.” Development and Change 45(5):1093-1110.
Frank, P.M. and G.E. Shockley. 2016. “A Critical Assessment of Social Entrepreneurship: Ostromian Polycentricity and Hayekian Knowledge.” Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 45:61-77.
Frey, B.S. 2010. “Lin Ostrom’s Contribution to Economics: A Personal Evaluation.” Public Choice 143(3-4):303-308.
Frischmann, B.M. 2013. “Two Enduring Lessons from Elinor Ostrom.” Journal of Institutional Economics 9(4):387-406.
Garrido, S. 2011. “How Irrigation Functioned in Eastern Spain: Reflections on Elinor Ostrom's Work.” Historia Agraria 53(1):13-42.
Ghate, R. and F, Fleischman 2010. “What are the Lessons of Elinor Ostrom's Work for South Asian Forests?” Current Conservation4(3):12-15.
Gibson, C.C. 2005. “Comments on Thomas Dietz, ‘The Darwinian Trope in the Drama of the Commons: Variations on Some Themes by the Ostroms.’” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 57(2):205-225.
Gibson, C.C. 2005. “In Pursuit of Better Policy Outcomes.” Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 57(2):227-230.
Goetze, D. 2012. “In Memoriam: Elinor Ostrom.” Politics and the Life Sciences 31(1-2):107.
Gombya-Ssembajjwe, W. 1999. "Institutions and Sustainable Forest Management." The Uganda Journal 45:51-60.
Gopalakrishnan, C. 2014. “Classic Papers Revisited: Symposium on Elinor Ostrom.” Journal of Natural Resources Policy Research6:233-234.
Grafton, R.Q. 2000. “Governance of the Commons: A Role for the State?” Land Economics 76(4):504-517.
Greif, A. 2014. “Do Institutions Evolve?” Journal of Bioeconomics 16(1):53-60.
Groenewegen, J. 2011. “The Bloomington School and American Institutionalism.” The Good Society 20(1):15-36.
Guedes, S.N.R. and E.G. de Carvalho. 2016. “Ecos Popperianos na Metodologia Econômica de Elinor Ostrom.” Estudos Econômicos46:675-699.
Harmon, J. 1996. “Culturally Sustainable Development Policy: A Lesson from Japan.” LBJ Journal of Public Affairs 8(1):76-82.
Herring, R.J. 1990. “Resurrecting the Commons: Collective Action and Ecology.” Items 44(4):64-68.
Herzberg, R.Q. 2020. “Elinor Ostrom's Governing the Commons: Institutional Diversity, Self-Governance, and Tragedy Diverted.” The Independent Review 24(4).
Hess, C. 2010. “The Calculus of Commitment: The Ostroms, the Workshop and the Commons.” The Commons Digest 9:1-4.
Hochschild, J.L. 2005. “APSA Presidents Reflect on Political Science: Who Knows What, When, and How?” Perspectives on Politics3(2):309-334.
Hodgson, G.M. 2013. "Editorial Introduction to the Elinor Ostrom Memorial Issue." Journal of Institutional Economics 9(4):381-385.
Honneland, G. 1999. “Interaction of Research Programmes in Social Science Studies of the Commons.” Acta Sociologica 42(3):193-205.
Hooghe, L. and G. Marks. 2003. “Unraveling the Central State, but How? Types of Multi-Level Governance.” American Political Science Review 97(2):233-243.
Hudon, M. and C. Meyer. 2016. “A Case Study of Microfinance and Community Development Banks in Brazil: Private or Common Goods.” Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 45:116-133.
Huerta, T.R. 2005. “Simulating the Role of Institutions on the Use of Common Pool Resources.” International Journal of Organization Theory and Behavior 8(1):1-38.
Janssen, M.A. and J.M. Anderies. 2013. “A Multi-Method Approach to Study Robustness of Social-Ecological Systems: The Case of Small-Scale Irrigation Systems.” Journal of Institutional Economics 9(4):427-447.
Jensen, M.N. 2000. “Common Sense and Common-Pool Resources: Researchers Decipher How Communities Avert the Tragedy of the Commons.” BioScience 50(8):638-644.
Johnson, K.A. and K.C. Nelson. “Common Property and Conservation: The Potential for Effective Communal Forest Management within a National Park in Mexico.” Human Ecology 36(6):703-733.
Jones, B. 2010. “Ostrom and Namibian Conservancies.” Current Conservation 4(3):21-23.
Jones, E.C. 2003. “Building on Ostrom’s 'The Rudiments of a Theory of the Origins, Survival, and Performance of Common-Property Institutions’.” Journal of Ecological Anthropology 7(1):65-72.
Kliemt, H. 2011. “Tailoring Game Theory the Ostrom Way.” The Good Society 20(1):37-49.
Kollock, P. 1998. “Design Principles for Online Communities.” PC Update 15(5):58-60.
Korten, F.F. 2010. “Elinor Ostrom Wins Nobel for Common(s) Sense.” YES! Magazine
Korzycka-Iwanow, M. 2010. “Wywiad z Elinor Ostrom.” Forum Prawnicze 1(1):5-11.
Kuhnert, S. 2001. “An Evolutionary Theory of Collective Action: Schumpeterian Entrepreneurship for the Common Good.” Constitutional Political Economy 12:1329.
Kurian, M. and T. Dietz. 2003. “Irrigation and Collective Action: A Study in Method with Reference to the Shiwalik Hills, Haryana.” Natural Resources Forum 28:34-49.
Kurrild-Klitgaard, P. 2010. “Exit, Collective Action and Polycentric Political Systems.” Public Choice 143(3-4):339-352.
Labrousse, A. 2016. “Not by Technique Alone: A Methodological Comparison of Development Analysis with Esther Duflo and Elinor Ostrom.” Journal of Institutional Economics 12:277-304.
Lacroix, K. and G. Richards. 2015. “An Alternative Policy Evaluation of the British Colombia Carbon Tax: Broadening the Application of Elinor Ostrom's Design Principles for Managing Common-Pool Resources.” Ecology and Society 20(2).
Lancaster, T.D. 2014. “‘Political Monitoring’ as an Analytical Concept: A Lasting Legacy?” Publius 44:249-274.
Lapniewska, Z. 2016. “Reading Elinor Ostrom through a Gender Perspective.” Feminist Economics 22(4):129-151.
Lara, A. 2015. “Rationality and Complexity in the Work of Elinor Ostrom.” International Journal of the Commons 9(20):573-594.
Lauriola, V.M. 2014. “Nature, Economics, Property and Commons: Subversive Notes Inspired by Elinor Ostrom.” E3S Web Conferences 2.
Leeson, P.T. 2005. “Self-Enforcing Arrangements in African Political Economy.” Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization57(2):241-244.
Lejano, R.P., E. Araral, and D. Araral. 2014. "Interrogating the Commons: Introduction to the Special Issue: Reflecting on a Legacy." Environmental Science and Policy 36:1-7.
Létourneau, A. 2015. “La Théorie des Ressources Communes: Cadre Interprétatif pour les Institutions Publiques?” Éthique Publique17(2).
Levine, P. 2011. “Seeing Like a Citizen: The Contributions of Elinor Ostrom to ‘Civic Studies’.” The Good Society 20(1):3-14.
Lewis, P.A. 2017. "The Ostroms and Hayek as Theorists of Complex Adaptive Systems: Commonality and Complementarity." Advances in Austrian Economics.
Locher, F. 2018. "Historicizing Elinor Ostrom: Urban Politics, International Development and Expertise in the U.S. Context." Theoretical Inquiries in Law 19(2):533-558.
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Lundqvist, L.J. 2001. "Games Real Farmers Play: Knowledge, Memory and the Fate of Collective Action to Prevent Eutrophication of Water Catchments." Local Environment 6(4):407-419.
May, A. and G. Summerfield. 2012. “Creating a Space Where Gender Matters: Elinor Ostrom (1933-2012) talks with Ann Mari May and Gale Summerfield.” Feminist Economics 18(4):25-37.
McGinnis, M.D. 2011. “An Introduction to IAD and the Language of the Ostrom Workshop: A Simple Guide to a Complex Framework.” Policy Studies Journal 39(1):169-183.
McGinnis, M.D. 2005. “Beyond Individualism and Spontaneity: Comments on Peter Boetkke and Christopher Coyne.” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 57(2):167-172.
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McGinnis, M.D. and W. Blomquist. 2013. “Reflections on the Ostroms' Contributions to the Social Sciences.” Journal of the Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences 16(1):4-11.
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Munger, M.C. 2010. “Endless Forms Most Beautiful and Most Wonderful: Elinor Ostrom and the Diversity of Institutions.” Public Choice 143(3-4):263-268.
Munger, M.C. 2004. “Commentary on ‘The Quest for Meaning in Public Choice’ by Elinor Ostrom and Vincent Ostrom.” American Journal of Economics and Sociology 63(1):149-160.
Mwangi, E. 2010. “The Struggle to Understand: Elinor Ostrom and Institutions for the Governance of Forests.” The Commons Digest9:11-13.
Nahrath, S. 2000. “‘Governing Wildlife Resources’? L’organisation de la Chasse en Suisse comme Exemple de Régimes Institutionnels de Gestion d’une Ressource Naturelle.” Swiss Political Science Review 6(1):123-158.
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Pennington, M. 2013. “Elinor Ostrom and the Robust Political Economy of Common-Pool Resources.” Journal of Institutional Economics 9(4):449-468.
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