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2007 Publications

2007 Publications

Hess, C. and E. Ostrom (eds.) (2007) Understanding Knowledge as a Commons:From Theory to Practice, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Special Issue
Ostrom, E., M.A. Janssen and J.M. Anderies (eds.) (2007) Going beyond panaceas,Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA104: 15176-15217.

Journal Articles
Anderies, J.M., M. Katti, and E. Shochat, (2007) Living in the city: Resource availability, predation, and bird population dynamics in urban areas.Journal of Theoretical Biology247(1):36-49.

Anderies, J. M., A.A. Rodriguez, M.A. Janssen, and O. Cifadloz (2007) Panaceas, uncertainty, and the robust control framework in sustainability science.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA104:15194–15199.

Janssen, M.A. and J.M. Anderies (2007) Robustness-tradeoffs for social-ecological systems,International Journal of the Commons1(1): 77-99.

Delre, S.A., W. Jager, M.A. Janssen, T.H.A. Bijmolt (2007) Targeting and timing promotional activities: An agent-based model for the takeoff of new products,Journal of Business Research,60: 826-835.

Delre, S.A, W. Jager and M.A. Janssen (2007) Diffusion dynamics in small-world networks with heterogeneous consumers.Computational & Mathematical Organization Theory13(2): 185-202.

Janssen, M.A. (2007) Coordination in irrigation systems: An analysis of the Lansing-Kremer model of Bali,Agricultural Systems93: 170-190.

Janssen, M.A. (2007) An update on the scholarly networks on resilience, vulnerability, and adaptation within the human dimensions of global environmental change. Ecology and Society12 (2): 9. URL:

Janssen, M.A., J.M. Anderies and E. Ostrom (2007) Robustness of social-ecological systems to spatial and temporal variability,Society and Natural Resources20(4): 307-322.

Robinson, D.T., D.G. Brown, D.C. Parker, P. Schreinemachers, M.A. Janssen, M. Huigen, H. Wittmer, N. Gotts, P. Promburom, E. Irwin, T. Berger, F. Gatzweiler, C. Barnaud (2007) Comparison of empirical methods for building agent-based models in land use science,Journal of Land Use Science,2(1): 31-55.

Satake, A., M.A. Janssen, S.A. Levin, and Y. Iwasa (2007) Synchronized deforestation induced by social learning under uncertainty of forest-use value,Ecological Economics,63: 452-462.

Laerhoven, F. van, and E. Ostrom (2007) Traditions and trends in the study of the commons.International Journal of the Commons1(1): 3–28.

Liu, J. T. Dietz, S.R. Carpenter, C. Folke, M. Alberti, C.L. Redman, S.H. Schneider, E. Ostrom, A.N. Pell, J. Lubchenco, W.W. Taylor, Z. Ouyang, P. Deadman, T. Kratz, and W. Provencher (2007) Coupled human and natural systems”Ambio36(8): 639–49.

Liu, J., T. Dietz, S.R. Carpenter, M. Alberti, C. Folke, E. Moran, A.N. Pell, P. Deadman, T. Kratz, J. Lubchenco, E. Ostrom, Z. Ouyang, W. Provencher, C.L. Redman, S.H. Schneider, W.W. Taylor (2007) Complexity of coupled human and natural systems,Science317(5844) (2007): 1513–16.

Ostrom, E. (2007) Challenges and Growth: The development of the interdisciplinary field of institutional analysis.Journal of Institutional Economics3(3): 239–64.

Ostrom, E. (2007) A diagnostic approach for going beyond panaceas,Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences104(39): 15181–87.

Ostrom, E. and H. Nagendra (2007) Tenure alone is not sufficient: Monitoring is essential.Environmental Economics and Policy Studies8(3): 175–99.

Ostrom, E, M.A. Janssen, and J.M. Anderies (2007) Going beyond panaceas.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA104:15176–15178.

Wollenberg, E., L. Meriono, A. Agrawal, and E. Ostrom (2007) Fourteen years of monitoring community-managed forests: Learning from IFRI’s experience.International Forestry Review9(2): 670–84.

Wutich, A. Y. (2007). Vulnerability, resilience, and robustness to urban water scarcity: A case from Cochabamba, Bolivia. SOURCE: The Journal of the United NationsUniversity Institute on Environment and Human Security,6, 32-71.

Book Chapters
Janssen, M.A. and J.M. Anderies (2007) Stylized Models to analyze robustness of irrigation systems,The Model-based Archaeology of Socionatural Systems, eds by T.A. Kohler and S.E. van der Leeuw, School for Advanced Research Press, 157-173.

Janssen, M.A., J.M Sept and C.S. Griffith (2007) Hominids foraging in a complex landscape: CouldHomo ergaster and Australopithecus boiseimeet their calories requirements?,Advancing Social Simulation,eds. S. Takahashi, D. Sallach and J. Rouchier, Springer Publisher, pp. 307-318.

Nagendra, H. and E. Ostrom (2007) Institutions, collective action and effective forest management: Learning from studies in Nepal. InThe Sage Handbook of Environment and Society,ed. Jules Pretty, et al., 578–89. London: Sage.

Ostrom, E. (2007) “Multiple institutions for multiple Outcomes.” InSustainable Resource Use: Institutional Dynamics and Economics,ed. Alex Smajgl and Silva Larson, 23–50. Sterling, VA: Earthscan.

Ostrom, E. (2007) “Institutional rational choice: An Assessment of the institutional analysis and development framework.” InTheories of the Policy Process,2nd ed., ed. Paul A. Sabatier, 21–64. Boulder, CO: Westview Press.

Ostrom, E. (2007) Collective action theory. InThe Oxford Handbook of Comparative Politics,ed. Carles Boix and Susan C. Stokes, 186–208. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Ostrom, E. and H. Nagendra (2007) Governing the commons in the new millennium: A diversity of institutions for natural resource management, (with Harini Nagendra). In Encyclopedia of Earth,ed. Cutler J. Cleveland. Washington, DC: Environmental Information Coalition, National Council for Science and the Environment. URL: