Spring 2013

MONDAY COLLOQUIUM SERIES

  • 1-14-13: Policies and Perceptions: Using the Institutional Grammar Tool to Assess Policy Design, Appropriateness, and Coerciveness
    Dr. Saba Siddiki, Assistant Professor, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University-Purdue University
    Paper

  • 1-18-13: Two Presidents Are Better Than One: The Case for a Bipartisan Executive Branch
    David Orentlicher, Samuel R. Rosen Professor of Law and Co-Director of the William S. and Christine S. Hall Center for Law and Health, Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN
    Paper

  • 1-25-13: Condorcet's Writings on the United States
    Guillaume Ansart, Associate Professor of French, Department of French and Italian, Indiana University Bloomington

  • 1-28-13: Asset-Based Approaches to Economic Citizenship and Community Development: Lessons from the Field of International Development Practice
    Dr. Alison Mathie, Manager, Research and Publications, Coady International Institute, St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada

  • 2-4-13: Improving and Combining the SES and IAD Frameworks
    Professor Daniel Cole, Professor of Law and of Public and Environmental Affairs, and Affiliated Faculty, Ostrom Workshop, Indiana University Bloomington; Michael McGinnis, Professor of Political Science, and Affiliated Faculty, Ostrom Workshop, Indiana University Bloomington; and Graham Epstein, Graduate Student, Indiana University Bloomington

  • 2-11-13: Applying the IAD Framework to Ecological Restoration in the Chicago Wilderness
    Dr. Cristy Watkins, Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Social Sciences, The Field Museum, Environment, Culture, and Conservation, [ECCo], Chicago, IL; and Dr. Lynne Westphal, Project Leader and Research Social Scientist, USDA, Northern Research Station, People and Their Environments, Evanston, IL

  • 2-13-13: Fairness and Faith in the American Economy
    Jacob Bower-Bir, PhD Candidate, Department of Political Science and School of Public and Environmental Affairs joint program, Ostrom Workshop, Indiana University Bloomington

  • 2-18-13: State Revenue Forecasts as Political and Technical Problems: The Value of Consensus Forecasting and Forecast Acceptance in the Budget Process
    Dr. Justin Ross, Assistant Professor of Public Finance, School of Public and Environmental Affairs; and Affiliated Faculty, Ostrom Workshop, Indiana University Bloomington
    Paper

  • 2-20-13: Strategic Rule Formation Under Externalities: Multilevel Institutional Analysis Using Network Formation Games
    Luke Shimek, Joint PhD Student, Department of Political Science and School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University Bloomington
    Paper

  • 2-25-13: Democratically Owned and Controlled Businesses: Identifying Common and Unique Expectations of Co-op Board Governance Systems
    Dr. Arthur Sherwood, Associate Professor, Scott College of Business at Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN; Co-Chair, The Co-op Research Project; Consultant, CDS Consulting Cooperative; and Visiting Scholar, Ostrom Workshop, Indiana University Bloomington
    Paper

  • 2-27-13: Information, Signaling, and Public Goods: An Experimental Study of Conditional Cooperation
    Ursula Kreitmair, Joint PhD Student, Department of Political Science and School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Ostrom Workshop, Indiana University Bloomington

  • 3-4-13: The American Lawn as a Socio-Ecological System—An Analysis of Psychological and Social Predictors of Fertilizer Application
    Amanda Carrico, Research Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt Institute for Energy and Environment, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

  • 3-6-13: Groups, Dictators, and Unequal Pay: An Experimental Study of Group Decision-Making and Membership Effects in Heterogeneous Groups
    Ursula Kreitmair, Joint PhD Student, Department of Political Science and School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Ostrom Workshop; and Jacob Bower-Bir, PhD Candidate, Department of Political Science and School of Public and Environmental Affairs joint program, Ostrom Workshop, Indiana University Bloomington

  • 3-18-13: Psychological Effects of Public Participation and Economic Enforcement within a Commons Experiment
    Daniel DeCaro, Postdoctoral Researcher, Ostrom Workshop, and Goldstone Percepts and Concepts Lab, Indiana University Bloomington; and Affiliate, Center for Land Use and Environmental Responsibility, and Lecturer, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, University of Louisville

  • 3-20-13: Leadership and Social-Ecological Outcomes in IFRI Forests
    Sanchayan Nath, Joint PhD Student, Department of Political Science and School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Ostrom Workshop, Indiana University Bloomington
    Paper

  • 3-25-13: A Research Agenda for a Polycentric European Union
    Josephine van Zeben, Visiting Postdoctoral Researcher, Ostrom Workshop, Indiana University Bloomington
    Paper

  • 3-27-13: Understanding the Brazilian Amazon Governance: Institutional Diversity and Social Network Analysis
    Tiago Jacaúna, PhD Candidate in the Social Sciences, University of Campinas, Brazil; and Visiting Scholar, Ostrom Workshop, Indiana University Bloomington

  • 4-1-13: Ideas and Interests in Political Economy
    Dani Rodrik, Rafiq Hariri Professor of International Political Economy, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

  • 4-3-13: Uncharted Waters: Applying the Lens of New Governance Theory to the Practice of Water Source Protection in Ontario
    Patricia Hania, Graduate Student, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Canada

  • 4-5-13: Absent from the Universe? Latin American Political Theory in the Age of Nation-Building
    José Antonio Aguilar Rivera, Visiting Fellow, Kellogg Institute for International Studies, Notre Dame University, IN

  • 4-8-13: Collective Action to Avoid Catastrophe
    Scott Barrett, Lenfest-Earth Institute Professor of Natural Resource Economics, School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) and Earth Institute, Columbia University, New York, NY

  • 4-10-13: Homeowner Association in China: From Property Management Company Autocracy to Homeowner Self-Governance
    Li Guoqing, Director of the Urban Policy and Urban Culture Research Center, Institute of Urban and Environmental Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing, China; and Visiting Scholar, Ostrom Workshop, Indiana University Bloomington

  • 4-12-13: Land Tenure, Institutional Diversity and Forest Resource Sustainability in the Sumaco Biosphere Reserve, Ecuador. An Analysis of the Socio Bosque Program
    Claudia Konrad, PhD Candidate, Economic and Social Sciences, Trier University, Germany; Scholar, Transformation Research Cluster, Heinrich Böll Foundation, Berlin; Consultant, Engagement Global, Bonn; and Visiting Scholar, Ostrom Workshop, Indiana University, Bloomington
    Paper

  • 4-15-13: Where the Wild Things Are: Nature Tourism and Rural Politics in Southern Africa
    Dr. Robin Turner, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Butler University, Indianapolis, IN

  • 4-17-13: A Research Design for Evaluating the Outcomes of Neighborhood and Nonprofit Urban Forestry
    Shannon Lea Watkins, Sarah Mincey, Jess Vogt, Rachael Bergmann, and Burney Fischer, Bloomington Urban Forestry Research Group at CIPEC, Indiana University Bloomington
    Paper

  • 4-19-13: Civil Society and Antislavery in Tocquevillian Perspective
    Seymour Drescher, University Professor of History and Sociology, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • 4-22-13: Vincent Ostrom's Revolutionary Science of Association
    Dr. Michael Fotos, Lecturer, Department of Political Science and Ethics, Politics, and Economics, Yale University, New Haven, CT
    Paper

  • 4-24-13: Institutional Analysis of China's System of Environmental Taxes
    Zhu Yukun, PhD Candidate in Public Finance at Xi'an Jiaotong University, China; and Visiting Scholar, Ostrom Workshop, Indiana University Bloomington

  • 5-7-13: Water-use in Rural Systems and the Incoherence of Water and Agricultural Policies in Europe: The Case of Andarax River Basin
    Violeta Cabello, PhD Candidate, Human Geography Department, University of Seville, Spain; and Visiting Scholar, UMI 3157 CNRS: Water, Environment and Public Policy. Center for International and Interdisciplinary Research, University of Arizona, Tucson
    Paper