The speakers will be Matthew Bodah, URI associate professor of labor relations, and Hirotsugu Uchida, assistant professor of environmental and resource economics.
They will discuss Elinor Ostrom’s analysis of how common property is managed by user associations and Oliver Williamson’s analysis of firms as structures of governance. They were the 2009 winners of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel.
URI’s Department of Economics, Department of Environmental and Resource Economics and the Phi Beta Kappa Society are sponsors of the free event.
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