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Polycentric Governance: WINIR Annual Conference

Polycentric Governance: WINIR Annual Conference

The WINIR is holding its annual conference from September 6-9, 2020 (online). It's a great conference - featuring some of the most innovative thinking at the intersection between political science, economics, anthropology, and philosophy.

On Thursday, September 8 at 1600 UTC (12:00pm ET), I will present a draft paper with Paul Dragoș Aligică, "Polycentric Governance: Structural Constraints, Tradeoffs, and Operational Limitations."

Here is more information on that panel:

Polycentric Governance: The Democratic Foundations of Liberal Socieites

Convened by: Alain Marciano
Chair: Barry Macleod-Cullinane

Paul Dragoș Aligică* (Universithy of Bucharest, Romania & George Mason University, USA) & Jennifer Murtazashvili* (University of Pittsburgh, USA), "Polycentric governance: structural constraints, tradeoffs and operational limitations"

Vlad Tarko* (University of Arizona, USA), "Polycentric status contests"

Ilia Murtazashvili* (University of Pittsburgh, USA), Ali Palida* (University of Pittsburgh, USA) & Martin Weiss* (University of Pittsburgh, USA), "The future of spectrum is sharing"

Emma Galli (University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy), Giampaolo Garzarelli* (University of Roma La Sapienza, Italy) & Alain Marciano* (University of Montpellier, France), "Goods as polycentric modes of governance"

On Tuesday September 6 at 1600 UTC (9am ET), I will chair a session, "Themes in Politics, Philosophy & Economics."

S2.2 – Themes in Politics, Philosophy & Economics

Chair: Jennifer Murtazashvili
Barry Macleod-Cullinane* (independent, United Kingdom), "Elinor Ostrom and Lon L. Fuller on public policy, natural resources and the polycentric social order"

David Beech* (University of Salford, UK), "Beyond polycentricity: the constitution of evolving collective action by compound configurations of vertical and horizontal general selection processes and governance techniques"

Lukas Fuchs* (Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands), "Spontaneous order and market shaping: freedom, knowledge and evolution"

Guinevere Nell* (independent, UK), "American conservatives and democratic demise"