2022 Elinor Ostrom Prize: winners announced


Peter Grajzl & Peter Murrell win the 2022 Elinor Ostrom Prize, read more about their 2-part article here.

Eighth WINIR Conference: 20-23 Sept 2023


The WINIR Conference on Institutional Innovation and Evolution (postponed in 2020) will take place in Catania, Italy, on 20-23 Sept 2023.

Seventh WINIR Conference: highlights


Learn more about the WINIR Conference on Polycentric Governance & the Challenges of the 21st Century (6-9 Sept 2022, online) here.

WINIR Panel on Measuring Institutions


Learn about the WINIR Panel on Measuring Institutions (9 May 2022, online) here.

WINIR Panel on Law & Political Economy


Learn about the WINIR Panel on Law and Political Economy (14 Jan 2022, online) here.

WINIR Governance: Geoff Hodgson steps down


Geoff Hodgson, WINIR's founding and long-time Secretary, steps down for health reasons. Read more here.

WINIR Workshop on Polycentricity, Markets & Firms


Learn about the WINIR Workshop on Polycentricity, Markets and Firms (8-9 Dec 2021, online) here.

WINIR Workshop on Repugnant Behaviours


Learn about the WINIR-sponsored workshop on Repugnant Behaviours (24-25 Feb 2021, Montpellier, France, online) here.

WINIR Panel on The Great Enrichment


Learn about the WINIR Panel on The Great Enrichment (15 Dec 2020, online) here.

WINIR Symposium on Global Capitalism: highlights


Learn about the WINIR Symposium on Global Capitalism and Its National Varieties in an Era of Crisis (16-18 Dec 2019, London, UK) here.

Sixfth WINIR Conference: highlights


Learn about the WINIR Conference on Institutions for Inclusive Societies (19-22 Sept 2019, Lund, Sweden) here.

WINIR aims and research priorities


Learn about the organisation of WINIR research priorities into research clusters and research topics here.

Fifth WINIR Conference: highlights


Learn about the WINIR Conference on Institutions & the Future of Global Capitalism (Hong Kong, China, 14-17 September 2018) here.

Fourth WINIR Conference: highlights


Learn about the WINIR Conference on Institutions & Open Societies (Utrecht, Netherlands, 14-17 Sept 2017) here.

Journal of Institutional Economics blog


Visit the brand new official JOIE blog for summaries of recent articles and other debates here.

WINIR Symposium on Lachmann: highlights


Learn about the WINIR Symposium on Ludwig Lachmann (Johannesburg, South Africa, 11-13 April 2017) here.

Third WINIR Conference: highlights


Learn about the WINIR Conference on Institutions & Human Behaviour (Boston, USA, 2-5 September 2016) here.

WINIR Symposium on Property Rights: highlights


Learn more about the WINIR Symposium on Property Rights (Bristol, UK, 4-6 April 2016) here.

Second WINIR Conference: highlights


Learn more about the WINIR Conference on Institutions, Development & Globalization (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 10-13 September 2015) here.

WINIR Symposium on Corporations: highlights


Learn more about the WINIR Symposium on The Nature & Governance of the Corporation (Lugano, Switzerland, 22-24 April 2015) here.

Inaugural WINIR Conference: highlights


Learn more about the WINIR Conference on Institutions That Change the World (London, UK, 11-14 September 2014) here.

Journal of Institutional Economics: member access


Join WINIR and gain online access to the entire full-text archive of Journal of Institutional Economics (JOIE) here.