Lifetime Achievement Award Reception for Vincent and Elinor Ostrom

Nov 07, 2003
Mercatus Center

On November 7th, 2003, the Fund for the Study of Spontaneous Orders, the Atlas Economic Research Foundation, the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, and the Institute for Humane Studies honored Vincent and Elinor Ostrom with a Lifetime Achievement Award for their pioneering contributions to the field of political economy through their work on institutional reform, common pool resources, self-governance, and a variety of other topics. In honor of this award, scholars from around the globe submitted papers to the Journal of Economic and Behavior Organization related to the Ostroms' work.