Oct. 6: A Panel Discussion on Common-Pool Resource Systems featuring Nobel Laureate Professor Elinor Ostrom

The University of Wisconsin Law School and the Law School’s Program in Real Estate, Land Use, and Community Development present:

A Panel Discussion on Common-Pool Resource Systems featuring Nobel Prize winning economist Professor Elinor Ostrom

October 6, 2011
12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
Lubar Commons (Room 7200) Law Building

The University of Wisconsin Law School and the Law School's Program in Real Estate, Land Use, and Community Development are cosponsoring an event which will bring Professor Elinor Ostrom to the Law School. In 2009, Professor Ostrom became the first woman to win the Nobel Prize for Economic Sciences. Panelists will discuss topics in their fields of study as they relate to the work of Professor Ostrom. Among other areas of expertise, Professor Ostrom studies issues with respect to the commons (common-pool or common-property resource systems), including collective action issues which arise in managing common-pool resources. Additional information can be found at http://law.wisc.edu/ils/relucd/programhomepage.html

Professor Ostrom's titles include: Distinguished Professor, Arthur F. Bentley Professor of Political Science, and Senior Research Director of the Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis, Indiana University, Bloomington; and Founding Director, Center for the Study of Institutional Diversity, Arizona State University. UW

Faculty Panelists Include:

Professor Thomas Mitchell (Director of the Law School’s Program in Real Estate, Land Use, and Community Development) will serve as the moderator.

Inquiries may be directed to pfinch@wisc.edu. Free and open to faculty, students and academic staff of the University of Wisconsin community as well as to members of the general public. Refreshments will be available on a first come first serve basis. Space is limited.

Submitted by Law School News on October 6, 2011

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