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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Berlin Workshop in Institutional Analysis of Social-Ecological Systems (WINS)

Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Konrad Hagedorn

Professor of Resource Economics

Konrad Hagedorn is Seniorprofessor in the Division of Resource Economics and director of the Institute of Co-operative Studies at Humboldt University. He is member of IRI THESys and the initiator of WINS, senior fellow in the Department of Economic and Technological Change of the Center for Development Research in Bonn, Germany, and affiliated faculty at the Vincent and Elinor Ostrom Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis at Indiana University in Bloomington, USA. His main areas of interest are environmental and resource economics, political economy and institutional analysis as well as the development of cooperatives and post-socialist transition processes. In numerous research projects, for example on sustainable agriculture in Central and Eastern Europe, soil conservation policies in the European Union, and climate change and energy efficiency in the emerging megacity of Hyderabad, he has shown the relevance of an institutional perspective on social-ecological systems. He developed research heuristics and advanced theories on “Institutions of Sustainability” and introduced the concept of “Integrative and Segregative Institutions”.

Selected Publications

  • HAGEDORN, Konrad (2014): Can the Concept of Integrative and Segregative Institutions Contribute to the Framing of Institutions of Sustainability? Sustainability 2015, 7(1), 584-611.
  • HAGEDORN, Konrad (2013): Natural Resource Management: the role of cooperative institutions and governance. Journal of Entrepreneurial and Organizational Diversity 2, Issue 1 (2013): 101-121.
  • DI GREGORIO, Monica; HAGEDORN, Konrad; KIRK, Michael; KORF, Benedict; McCARTHY, Nancy; MEINZEN-DICK, Ruth; SWALLOW, Brent; MWANGWI, Esther; MARKELOVA, Helen (2012): Property Rights and Collective Action for Poverty Reduction: A framework for analysis. In: Mwangwi, Esther; Markelova, Helen; Meinzen-Dick, Ruth (2012) (eds.): Collective Action and Property Rights for Poverty Reduction: Insights from Africa and Asia. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: University of Pennsylvania Press. Chapter 2: 25-48.
  • Hagedorn, Konrad (2008). Particular Requirement for Institutional Analysis in Nature-related Sectors. European Review of Agricultural Economics 35(3): 357-384.
  • Hagedorn, Konrad (2004): Property Rights Reform on Agricultural Land in Central and Eastern Europe. Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture, 43(4): 409-438.

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