Elinor Ostrom's work presents a "third way" of governing the commons.
Elinor Ostrom’s influential work provides useful insights into the various institutional frameworks for resource governance in the American West.
The role of water transfers or appropriations in protecting instream flows.
The American Prairie Reserve is a useful case study of the potential role for markets in the future use and management of public grasslands.
An analysis of how uncertain property rights – exogenously generated by railroad land grants – stymied irrigation investment and economic development on the Western frontier.