"irrigation"

Using agent-based models to compare behavioral theories on experimental data: Application for irrigation games

Behavioral experiments have demonstrated that people do cooperate in commons dilemmas. There are alternative theories that are proposed to explain the data. We will use agent-based models to compare alternative behavioral theories on a series of …

Explaining success and failure in the commons: the configural nature of Ostrom's institutional design principles

Governing common pool resources (CPR) in the face of disturbances such as globalization and climate change is challenging. The outcome of any CPR governance regime is the influenced by local combinations of social, institutional, and biophysical …

Irrigation experiments in the lab: Trust, environmental variability, and collective action

Research on collective action and common-pool resources is extensive. However, little work has concentrated on the effect of variability in resource availability and collective action, especially in the context of asymmetric access to resources. …