Economics and Evolution as Different Paradigms VI: Elinor Ostrom–Evolutionist – Evolution for Everyone

Third, certain environmental conditions are required for people to manage their own affairs. Adaptations only work in the environments to which they are adapted and can spectacularly misfire in other environments. Lin’s work recognizes the importance of studying individuals and groups in relation to their environments, far more than contemporary economic theory.

http://scienceblogs.com/evolution/2010/03/09/economics-and-evolution-as-dif-5/

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