Institutions & Community

Water Economics, Policy and Governance Group (WEPGN)




Institutions & Community

This theme contributes to Insight by building interdisciplinary knowledge about stakeholders' interactions with water-use institutions and to Connections by identifying the features of institutions and governance processes that will protect Canada’s water resources efficiently, effectively and fairly.

WEPGN projects within this theme include:

  • Bjornlund and Xu: “Social Justice Aspects of Water Allocation Mechanisms”
  • de Loë: “Evaluating Collaborative Approaches to Governance for Water Allocation in Canada: Lessons from Ontario”
  • Plummer: “Applying Resilience Analysis to a Transboundary River System: Developing Surrogates for Institutions and Governance”
  • Scott and Renzetti: “Promoting conservation and social justice through next-generation water prices”
  • Xu and Bjornlund: “Capacity development for integrated land and water use planning”