Beckmann, Volker

Institutions and Sustainability

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Table of contents

1. Institutions and Sustainability: Introduction and Overview
Martina Padmanabhan, Volker Beckmann

Part I. Political Economy of Economic Development and Agricultural Policy

2. The Political Economy of Agricultural Reform in Transition Countries
Scott Rozelle, Johan F. M. Swinnen

3. Make Law, Not War? On the Political Economy of Violence and Appropriation
Benedikt Korf

4. A Marathon Rather than a Sprint: The Reform of the Farmers’ Pension System in Germany and its Impacts
Peter Mehl

5. Complex Policy Choices Regarding Agricultural Externalities: Efficiency, Equity and Acceptability
Clem Tisdell

Part II. Institutions, Governance and Sustainability

6. Multi-level Governance and Natural Resource Management: The Challenges of Complexity, Diversity, and Uncertainty
William Blomquist

7. Constraints on Rural Governance in the European Union: A Role for Co-operative Associations?
Markus Hanisch

8. Making Environmental Administration More Effective: A Contribution from New Institutional Economics
Regina Birner, Heidi Wittmer

9. Public Good Markets: The Possible Role of Hybrid Governance Structures in Institutions for Sustainability
Guido Van Huylenbroeck, Anne Vuylsteke, Wim Verbeke

Part III. Property Rights, Collective Action and Natural Resources

10. A Century of Institutions and Ecology in East Africa’s Rangelands: Linking Institutional Robustness with the Ecological Resilience of Kenya’s Maasailand
Esther Mwangi, Elinor Ostrom

11. The Downgrading Effect of Abuse of Power on Trust and Collective Action in Bulgaria’s Irrigation Sector
Insa Theesfeld

12. Payment for Environmental Services: Interactions with Property Rights and Collective Action
Brent Swallow, Ruth Meinzen-Dick

13. An Institutional Economics Analysis of Land Use Contracting: The Case of the Netherlands
Nico B. P. Polman, Louis H. G. Slangen

Part IV. Challenges of Institutional Analysis for Sustainability

14. Sustainability, Institutions and Behavior
Arild Vatn

15. Institutional Change and Ecological Economics: The Role of Mental Models and Sufficient Reason
Achim Schlüter

16. Analysing Institutions: What Method to Apply?
Volker Beckmann, Martina Padmanabhan

Keywords: Economics/Management Science, Agricultural Economics, Sustainable Development, Environmental Economics, Political Science, Development Economics, Sociology

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