For the Ostroms, the key insight was that we need to find ways to encourage collective action so as to avoid the need for coercion.
Jayme Lemke (Ph.D., Economics, George Mason University) is a Senior Research Fellow and Associate Director of Academic and Student Programs at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University and a Senior Fellow in the F.A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics.
Her specialization is in public choice economics, constitutional political economy, and the political economy of women’s rights. She is co-editor with Virgil H. Storr of Economy, Polity, and Society.