‘Water rights IV: Property in water: Empirical and historical evidence’

“The empirical work of Ostrom (1990; Ostrom and Gardner, 1993) and others on institutions for governing commons resources has shown that, in practice, common property can be highly successful in managing water resources, depending on the structure and functioning of the institutions involved. She and her collaborators summed up their conclusions (Ostrom et al, 2010) …” (more)

[David Schorr, Environment, Law, and History, 20 December]

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