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Center for Behavior, Institutions and the Environment

Interdisciplinary Science + Technology Building I, Tempe Campus



Sustaining the Commons by J. Marty Anderies and Marco Janssen
This textbook discusses the main framework, concepts and applications of the work of Elinor Ostrom and her colleagues for an undergraduate audience.

Conference on Complex Systems
(September 28-October 2) Join us for this major international conference and event in the area of complex systems and interdisciplinary science in general.


CBIE's 2015 publications list is here!
An updated list of 2014 publications can also be found here.

CBIE's weekly seminar
Starting Spring 2016
CBIE Seminars will be held weekly
at noon in ECA 375

We will return on Monday, January 25 for a CBIE round table discussion

Who We Are
The Center for Behavior, Institutions and the Environment (formerly CSID) is made up of affiliated faculty, visiting scholars, postdoctoral researchers, graduate and undergraduate students and staff.

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  • General operations
  • Visiting scholars
  • Graduate fellowships
  • Educational programs
  • Educational material on the commons

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