Professor Ostrom, the Nobel Laureate in Economics in 2009, visits SKKU to announce the launch of Collaboration Agreement between Global Econ, SKKU and COAS, IU
The first woman Nobel laureate in economics visited SKKU to give a special lecture and announce the launch of collaborative program between College of Arts and Sciences (COAS) of Indiana University and Global Economics Dept. of SKKU on August 25th, 2010. According to the newly launched program, students are entitled to get degrees from both Universities when they study 5 semesters at SKKU and 4 semesters at IU. COAS of IU is famous for well-organized and in-depth general educational system with more than 64 major programs in the college, and students are expected to benefit from the system with customized supports for each student.
In addition, Professor Ostrom emphasized the importance of voluntary participation and active communication and interaction of private sectors not only for resolving the tragedies of commons, but for resolving diverse types of social conflicts in her special lecture just before the signing ceremony.
The special lecture was given at a Special Lecture room of 600 Anniversary Hall, SKKU and more than 200 scholars, students and journalists from new media filled the lecture room with heated Q&As after the lecture.