Elinor Ostrom: The Economist who Proved Community Power Works

Simon Kaye explores the legacy of Elinor Ostrom, the first female Noble-prize-winning economist, who proved that communities can successfully take charge of the assets around them. It’s work that should provide intellectual inspiration and practical principles for people taking on this work today, he writes. All philosophies of governance have their intellectual heroes. Private-for-profit market … Continue reading Elinor Ostrom: The Economist who Proved Community Power Works