Nobel Winner Elinor Ostrom Speaks at Augsburg

Elinor Ostrom

Nobel Prize Winning Economist, Elinor Ostrom with Augsburg Economics Professor Stella Hofrenning

 

Dr Elinor Ostrom, the first woman to receive the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2009, was the keynote speaker for Augsburg’s Festival of the Commons Conference, October  8, 2011 at Augsburg College. Her groundbreaking research demonstrated that ordinary people are capable of creating rules and institutions that allow for the sustainable and equitable management of shared resources. For more information on Dr. Ostrom, see Elinor Ostrom biography.