A prize of £1000 is awarded each year for the best full-length article published in the Journal of Institutional Economics in the preceding calendar year. The award is funded by the Foundation for European Economic Development.
Each annual prize competition is judged by an international jury of experts in the field of institutional research. The 2015 jury consists of Bruno Amable, Christopher Coyne, Thrainn Eggertsson, William Milberg, Ugo Pagano, and Malcolm Rutherford. The 2015 Elinor Ostrom Prize will be awarded for the best full-length article published in the Journal of Institutional Economics in 2014. The winner will be announced at the conference of the World Interdisciplinary Network for Institutional Research, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on 10-13 September 2015.
The five shortlisted articles for the 2015 Elinor Ostrom Prize:
- John Buchanan, Dominic Chai and Simon Deakin, “Empirical analysis of legal institutions and institutional change: multiple-methods approaches and their application to corporate governance research” – JOIE 10(1) Mar 2014.
- Xavier Hollandts and Virgile Chassignon, “Who are the owners of the firm: shareholders, employees or no-one?” – JOIE 10(1) Mar 2014.
- Juha Hiedanpää and Daniel W. Bromley, “Payments for environmental services: Durable habits, dubious nudges, doubtful efficacy” – JOIE 10(2) Jun 2014.
- Daniel H. Cole, Graham Epstein and Michael McGinnis, “Digging Deeper into Hardin’s Pasture: The Complex Institutional Structure of the ‘Tragedy of the Commons’” – JOIE 10(3) Sep 2014.
- Valentin Seidler, “When do institutional transfers work? The relation between institutions, culture and the transplant effect: the case of Bornu in north-eastern Nigeria.” – JOIE 10(3) Sep 2014.
The above shortlisted articles for 2015 can be downloaded free from HERE