Schedule and assignments

  • Week 1

Monday, September 9

Wednesday, September 11

Week 2

Monday, September 16

Wednesday, September 18

  • Coman, Katharine. “Some Unsettled Problems of Irrigation.” American Economic Review101, no. 1 (2011): 36–48. https://doi.org/10.1257/aer.101.1.36.
  • Ostrom, Elinor. “Reflections on ‘Some Unsettled Problems of Irrigation.’” American Economic Review101, no. 1 (2011): 49–63. https://doi.org/10.1257/aer.101.1.49.
  • Two-page paper proposal due in class

Week 3

Monday, September 23

  • Coman and Ostrom (continued)

Wednesday, September 25

  • Discussion leaders: Nina and Molly
  • Baumol, William J. and Wallace E. Oates. 1988. The Theory of Environmental Policy (Chapter 3.) Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. ERES

Week 4

Monday, September 30

Wednesday, October 1

  • Discussion leaders: Blake and Will N.
  • Langewiesche, William. 2000. The Shipbreakers”  The Atlantic Monthly; August 2000; 00.08; Volume 286, No. 2; page 31-49.
  • Ostrom, Elinor. 1990. Governing the Commons: The Evolution of Institutions for Collective Action.
    • Chapters 1 – “Reflections on the Commons” – found on ERES
    • Chapter 3 – “Analyzing Long-Enduring CPRs.”

Week 5

Monday, October 7

Wednesday,October 9

Week 6

Monday, October 14

  • Mid-term exam

Wednesday, October 16

  • No class. Walk in hours with Ryan Clement on Friday, October 20 from 1 – 3 in the Davis Library.

Week 7

Wednesday, October 23

Week 8

Monday, October 28

  • Workshopping of papers. Bring in the ‘envisioning’ sheet, your annotated bibliography, and an electronic copy of the pre-draft of your paper.

Wednesday, October 30

Week 9

Monday, November 4

Wednesday, November 6 

Week 10

Monday, November 11

Wednesday, November 13

Week 11

Monday, November 18

Wednesday, November 20

Week 12

Monday, November 25

  • Will, Connor, Max, Hunt, Molly

Week 13

Monday, December 2

  • Maddy, Racquel, Nina, Helene, Kate, Will N., and  Jacqueline

Wednesday, December 4

  • Hollis, Trevor, Elisa, Blake
  • Final draft of papers due by Wednesday, December 11 at 11:59 via Canvas 

Exam week: oral exams

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