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Strong, Bold, and Kind: Self-Control and Cooperation in Social Dilemmas
We develop a model that relates self-control and conflict identification to cooperation patterns in social dilemmas. As predicted, we find in a laboratory public goods experiment a robust association between stronger ...
Reconciling Pro-Social vs. Selfish Behavior - Evidence for the Role of Self-Control
We test the proposition that individuals may experience a self-control conflict between short-term temptation to be selfish and better judgment to act pro-socially. Using a dictator game and a public goods game, we manipulated ...
Gender and cooperative preferences on five continents
Evidence of gender differences in cooperation in social dilemmas is inconclusive. This paper experimentally elicits unconditional contributions, a contribution vector (cooperative preferences), and beliefs about the level ...
Conditional Cooperation and Social Group - Experimental results from Colombia
In contrast to previous studies on cross-group comparisons of conditional cooperation, this study keeps cross- and within-country dimensions constant. The results reveal significantly different cooperation behavior between ...
The role of beliefs, trust, and risk in contributions to a public good
This paper experimentally investigates the role of beliefs, trust, and risk in shaping cooperative behavior. By applying incentivized elicitation methods to measure these concepts, we find that beliefs about others’ behavior ...