Governing Natural Resources: Incentives, Information, Institutions

Arun Agrawal, University of Michigan
Friday, October 9, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Gowen 1A

Arun Agrawal (Ph.D. Duke, 1992) is a Professor at the School of Natural Resources & Environment at the University of Michigan. He is the editor-in-chief of World Development. His research and teaching emphasize the politics of international development, institutional change, and environmental conservation. He has written critically on indigenous knowledge, community-based conservation, common property, population and resources, and environmental identities. His recent interests include adaptation to climate change, urban adaptation, REDD+, and the decentralization of environmental governance. He coordinates the International Forestry Resources and Institutions network, and is currently carrying out research in central and east Africa and South Asia.