Nobel Laureate Elinor Ostrom speaks at the APSA Annual Meeting in DC

August 19, 2010

Washington, DC--Nobel Laureate Elinor Ostrom, winner of the Nobel Prize for Economics, will deliver a plenary address during the 106th Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association (APSA) in Washington, DC. The address is entitled "Addressing the Theory of Collective Action from a Multiple Methods Perspective" and will be held on Thursday, September 2, at 7:00 PM.

The APSA Annual Meeting is the world's largest gathering of political scientists; almost 7,000 participants are expected to attend over 1,000 panel sessions and events. The meeting program encompasses many of the questions addressed in contemporary public debate. Hundreds of sessions will be convened on issues such as the financial crisis, health care reform, elections, immigration, terrorism, voting behavior, U.S. foreign and security policy, religion, and political polarization.

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