Governing Markets as Knowledge Commons

Governing Markets as Knowledge Commons

Conference on the Edited Volume

F. A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics

Mercatus Center at George Mason University

Fairfax, VA 22030

March 28-30, 2019


Friday, March 29

Session I - 9:00am-10:30am

Session II - 11:00am-12:30pm

  • “Common Sense Commons” by Brett Frischmann

  • “The Evolution of Knowledge” by Renee Prendergast

  • “How Evasive Entrepreneur Uses Knowledge Commons: The Case of Informal Trade Credit in India” by Yugank Goyal

Session III – 5:00pm-6:30pm

  • “Governing the Scotch Knowledge Commons in the Face of Entrepreneurial Threats” by Michelle Albert Vachris and Kyle Vachris

  • “Why Cities Are Commons, and Why It Matters” by Youn Sun (Rosa) Won and Arjo Klamer

Saturday, March 30

Session IV - 9:00am-10:30am

  • “Conventions as Shared Cognitive Infrastructures: A Thymological Inquiry” by Young Back Choi

  • "The Problem of Online Failure: Dealing With Loose Regulations in Crowdfunding Impasses” by Carolina Dalla Chiesa

  • “The Development of Online Higher Education Services and the Emergence of Markets” by Félix-Fernando Muñoz

Session V - 11:00am-12:30pm

  • “Factors behind the Success of Mobile Payment in China: A Case Study of Alipay and Wechat” by Simon Yin

  • “Byzantine Political Economy” by Chris Berg, Sinclair Davidson, and Jason Potts

  • “Sovereignty, Speech Acts, and the Evolution of Institutions” by James Caton and Edward López

Session VI - 5:00pm-6:30pm

  • “Roundtable Discussion on the Modified ‘Governing Knowledge Commons’ Framework