Ostrom’s legacy remains strong seven years after Nobel

Indiana University’s Elinor Ostrom received the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in December 2009, becoming the first — and still the only — woman to receive the award. Seven years later, there are nearly constant reminders of her influence, including academic studies that build on her theories, symposia that celebrate her work and policy analyses […]

Remembering Douglass North, friend to IU’s Ostrom Workshop

Nobel Prize-winning economist Douglass C. North, who died last month at age 95, was a longtime friend and admirer of Indiana University faculty members Elinor and Vincent Ostrom. His death was duly noted on the website of the Ostrom Workshop, which posted a link to the New York Times obituary. North was one of a […]