The International Association for the Study of the Commons (IASC), founded in 1989 as The International Association for the Study of Common Property (IASCP) (Read about the Association's name change), is devoted to bringing together multi-disciplinary researchers, practitioners and policymakers for the purpose of improving governance and management, advancing understanding, and creating sustainable solutions for commons, common-pool resources, or any other form of shared resource.
IASC's goals are:
- to encourage exchange of knowledge among diverse disciplines, areas, and resource types
- to foster mutual exchange of scholarship and practical experience
- to promote appropriate institutional design
IASC in the world
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