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Bitter divisions: inequality, identity and cooperation


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Title: Bitter divisions: inequality, identity and cooperation
Authors: Martinangeli, Andrea
E-mail: andrea.martinangeli@economics.gu.se
Issue Date: 25-Apr-2017
University: Göteborgs universitet. Handelshögskolan
Institution: Department of Economics ; Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik
Date of Defence: 2017-05-17
Disputation: Onsdagen den 17 maj 2017, kl 9.15, lokal B33, Handelshögskolan, Vasagatan 1, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Economic studies
228
Abstract: Overriding inequality Group identity, beliefs and cooperation in asymmetric social dilemmas Heterogeneity reduces cooperation. Understanding why can help mitigate the problem. As salient interpersonal differences reduce expectations of favourable behaviours on behalf of others, emphasising common identities should increase cooperation. Focusing on inequality and public good provision, I experimentally study i) the salience of inequality in the formation of beliefs about others’ cooperativeness... more
ISBN: 978-91-88199-11-9 (Printed)
978-91-88199-12-6 (PDF)
ISSN: 1651-4297 (PDF)
1651-4289 (Printed)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/52067
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