The future of communal property: velib, linux etc.
Semaine doctorale intensive
2016-06-13 / 2016-06-17
Sciences Po, FRANCE
Communal Property, Open-access property, Private property, Limited-access commons
Description: The Future of Communal Property: Lessons from the Kibbutz, Velib and Linux . Private property and open-access property, such as streets, are familiar. But a valuable resource instead may be owned as a limited-access commons that only dozens or hundreds of designated individuals can use. Even more intriguing is the semi-commons, which entails communal rights under some conditions but not others. The members of this panel will assess the promise of these unconventional, but potentially promising, forms of property.