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Self-Governance and Public Entrepreneurship: Beyond Markets and States

How does self-governance arise? In this video, Professor Mark Pennington explains the role of public entrepreneurship.

Where do self-governing solutions come from? In the previous week, we learned that this process begins when citizens are confronted with a collective action problem and spot an opportunity to solve it creatively.

Individuals might try to mobilise communities around new incentives and rules to manage their shared assets effectively and sustainably. This kind of initiative is called public entrepreneurship. In this video, we describe the mechanisms of public entrepreneurship and how it differs from the more familiar concept of business entrepreneurship.

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The Ideal of Self-Governance: Public Policy Beyond Markets and States

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