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Indiana University Bloomington
Department of Economics

James M. Walker

James M. Walker

Professor
Ph.D., Texas A&M University, 1978

Experimental Economics, Public Choice

Professor Walker is also the Co-Director of the Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis at Indiana University. His principal research focus is the use of experimental methods in the investigation of individual and group behavior related to the voluntary provision of public goods and the use of common pool resources. Recent journal publications include: "Voting on Allocation Rules in a Commons Without Face-to-Face Communication: Theoretical Issues and Experimental Results", Economic Journal, (with R. Gardner, A. Herr, and E. Ostrom), "Collective Action with Incomplete Commitment; Experimental Evidence", Southern Economic Journal, (with P. Schmitt and K. Swope), "Incorporating Motivational Heterogeneity into Game Theoretic Models of Collective Action", Public Choice (with T.K Ahn and E. Ostrom), and "The Effect of Rewards and Sanctions in Provision of Public Goods", Economic Inquiry (with M. Sefton and R. Shupp). Professor Walker also published, with his colleagues Elinor Ostrom and Roy Gardner, Rules Games, and Common Pool Resources, University of Michigan Press.