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2009 Publications

2009 Publications

Journal Articles
Basurto, X. and E. Ostrom (2009) Beyond the Tragedy of the Commons, Economia delle fonti di energia e dell’ambiente. 52(1): 35–60.

Basurto, X and E. Ostrom (2009) The Core Challenges of Moving Beyond Garrett Hardin,Journal of Natural Resources Policy Research.1(3) 255-259.

Brondizio, E., E. Ostrom and O. Young (2009) Connectivity and the Governance of Multilevel Social-Ecological Systems: The Role of Social Capital,Annual Review of Environment and Resources.34: 253–278.

Cox, J., Ostrom, E., Walker, J., Castillo, A., Coleman, E., Holahan, R., Schoon, M. and Steed, B. (2009) Trust in Private and Common Property Experiments,Southern Economic Journal.75: 4. 957–975.

Crona, B., Rönnbäck, P., Jiddawi, N., Ochiewo, J., Maghimbi, S., Banderia, S. (2009) Murky water: Analyzing risk perception and stakeholder vulnerability related to sewage impacts in mangroves of East Africa.Global Environmental Change.19(2): 227-239.

Galza, V., Crona, B., Daw, T., Bodin, Ö., Nyström, M. and Olsson, P. (2009) Can web crawlers revolutionize ecological monitoring?Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment.7 (2).

Janssen, M.A. (2009), Understanding Artificial Anasazi, Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation.12 (4) 13. URL:

Janssen, M.A., N.P. Radtke, A. Lee (2009) Pattern-oriented modeling of commons dilemma experiments,Adaptive Behaviour.17: 508-523.

Kauneckis, D. and A.M. York (2009) An Empirical Evaluation of Private Landowner Participation in Voluntary Forest Conservation Programs.Environmental Management.44(3): 468-484.

Lansing, J.S., M.P. Cox, S.S. Downey, M.A. Janssen and J.W. Schoenfelder (2009) A robust budding model of Balinese water temple networks,World Archaeology.41(1): 112-133.

Linksvayer, T.A. and Janssen, M.A., (2009) Traits underlying the capacity of ants to adapt to disturbance and stress regimes,Systems Research and Behavioral Science.26(3): 315-329.

McAllister, R.R.J., L.R.. Izquierdo, M.A. Janssen, D.M. Stafford Smith (2009) Research impact within the international arid literature: an Australian perspective based on network-theory,Journal of Arid Environment.73: 862-871.

Mwangi, E. and E. Ostrom (2009) Top-down solutions: Looking up from East Africa’s Rangelands.Environment: Science and Policy for Sustainable Development.51(1): 34–44.

Ostrom, E. (2009) A General Framework for Analyzing Sustainability of Social-Ecological Systems. Science.325(5939) (July 24, 2009): 419-422. URL:

Radtke, N.P. and M.A. Janssen (2009), Competition and Production of digital public goods,International Journal of Intelligent Control and Systems.14(1): 77-86.

Radtke, N.P., Janssen, M.A., and Collofello, J.S. (2009) What Makes Free/Libre Open Source Software (FLOSS) Projects Successful? An Agent-based Model of FLOSS Projects,International Journal of Open Source Software and Processes.1(2): 1-13.

Tobias, R. (2009) Changing behavior by memory aids: A social psychological model of prospective memory and habit development tested with dynamic field data,Psychological Review.116 (2): 408–438.

Tucker, J.T., R. Espino, S. Conley, T. Brite, B. Horowitz & S. Zelman (2008) Voting Rights In Arizona: 1982-2006.South California Review of Law and Social Justice.17: 283-365.

Walker, B. H., N. Abel, J. M. Anderies and P. Ryan (2009) Resilience, adaptability, and transformability in the Goulburn-Broken Catchment, Australia.Ecology and Society.14(1):12.

Wutich, A. (2009) Water scarcity and the sustainability of a common pool resource institution in the Urban Andes.Human Ecology.37 (2): 179-192.

Wutich, A. (2009) Estimating household water Use: A comparison of diary, prompted recall and free recall methods,Field Methods.21(1): 49-69.

Wutich, A. (2009) Intrahousehold Disparities in Women and Men’s Experiences of Water Insecurity and Emotional Distress in Urban Bolivia.Medical Anthropology Quarterly.23(4): 436-454.

Hadley, C. and Wutich, A. (2009) Experience-Based Measures of Food and Water Security: Biocultural Approaches to Grounded Measures of Insecurity. Human Organization. 68(4): 451-460.

Book Chapters
Mwangi, E. and E. Ostrom (2009) A Century of Institutions and Ecology in East Africa’s Rangelands: Linking Institutional Robustness with Ecological Resilience of Kenya’s Maasailand.Institutions and Sustainability: Political Economy of Agriculture and the Environment—Essays in Honour of Konrad Hagedorn, ed. Volker Beckmann and Martina Padmanabhan, 195–221. New York: Springer.

Ostrom, E. (2009) The Contribution of Community Institutions to Environmental Problem-Solving. InGoverning the Environment: Salient Institutional Issues,ed. Albert Breton, Giorgio Brosio, Silvana Dalmazzone, and Giovanna Garrone, 87–112. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.

Ostrom, E. (2009) Governance and Institutions. InThe Princeton Guide to Ecology,ed. Simon A. Levin, 748–753. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

Ostrom, E. (2009) Polycentric Systems as One Approach to Solving Collective-Action Problems. InClimate Change and Sustainable Development: New Challenges for Poverty Reduction,ed. M.A. Mohamed Salih, 17-35. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.

Ostrom, E. (2009) Engaging with Impossibilities and Possibilities.Arguments for a Better World: Essays in Honor of Amartya Sen, Volume II: Society, Institutions, and Development,ed. Kaushik Basu and Ravi Kanbur, 522–41. New York: Oxford University Press.

Ostrom, E. (2009) Design Principles of Robust Property Rights Institutions: What Have We Learned? InProperty Rights and Land Policies,ed. Gregory K. Ingram and Yu-Hung Hong, 25-51. Cambridge, MA: Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, 2009.

Ostrom. E. (2009) Building Trust to Solve Commons Dilemmas: Taking Small Steps to Test an Evolving Theory of Collective Action. InGames, Groups, and the Global Good,ed. Simon Levin, 207-228. New York: Springer, 2009.

Ostrom, E. (2009) Gemeingütermanagement—eine Perspektive für bürgerschaftliches Engagement [Governing a Commons from a Citizen’s Perspective]. InWem gehört die Welt? Zur Wiederentdeckung der Gemeingüter,ed. Silke Helfrich, 218–228. München: Oekom Verlag.

Ostrom, E. (2009) Commons. InThe Oxford Companion to Global Change,ed. David Cuff and Andrew Goudie. Oxford University Press.Oxford Reference Online.

Ostrom, E. (2009) What is social capital? InSocial capital: Reaching out, reaching in,ed. Viva Bartkus and James Davis, 17–38. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar.

Ostrom, E. and T.K. Ahn (2009) The Meaning of Social Capital and Its Link to Collective Action. InHandbook of Social Capital: The Troika of Sociology, Political Science and Economics,ed. Gert T. Svendsen and Gunnar L. Svendsen, 17-35. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar.

Other Publications
Ostrom, E., (2009) A Polycentric Approach for Coping with Climate Change. Policy Research Working Paper No. 5095. Background paper to the 2010 World Development Report. Washington, DC: The World Bank.

Ostrom, E. (2009) Unresolved Questions of the Social Sciences. Tvärsnitt 2/09: 6-8 (in Swedish).