The Self - Governance research group studies the ability of individuals, communities, and non-state organizations to develop and enforce rules of conduct and social interaction that realise gains from cooperation. This includes both theoretical and empirical research covering a wide range of topics in political economy.
Our current research areas include:
- Civil society
- Corporate organization
- Extra-legal governance
- Relationships between self-governance and government
- Robust political economy
- Rules ordering market and management relationships
- Social norms
Dr Sam DeCanio is the co-ordinator for the Self-Governance research group. You can view other members and their research interests here.