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Costly Punishment Across Human Societies
Recent behavioral experiments aimed at understanding the evolutionary foundations of human cooperation have suggested that a willingness to engage in costly punishment, even in one-shot situations,Expand
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Markets, Religion, Community Size, and the Evolution of Fairness and Punishment
A Fair Society Many of the social interactions of everyday life, especially those involving economic exchange, take place between individuals who are unrelated to each other and often do not knowExpand
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Behavioural Development Economics: Lessons from Field Labs in the Developing World
Abstract Explanations of poverty, growth and development depend on the assumptions made about individual preferences and the willingness to engage in strategic behaviour. Economic experiments,Expand
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Risk Pooling, Risk Preferences, and Social Networks
Using data from an experiment conducted in 70 Colombian communities, we investigate who pools risk with whom when trust is crucial to enforce risk pooling arrangements. We explore the roles played byExpand
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Local environmental control and institutional crowding-out.
Regulations that are designed to improve social welfare typically begin with the premise that individuals are purely self-interested. Experimental evidence shows, however, that individuals do notExpand
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Real wealth and experimental cooperation: experiments in the field lab
This paper explores how wealth and inequality can affect self-governed solutions to commons dilemmas by constraining group cooperation. It reports a series of experiments in the field where subjectsExpand
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What do people bring into the game? Experiments in the field about cooperation in the commons
The study of collective action requires an understanding of the individual incentives and of the institutional constraints that guide people in making choices about cooperating or defecting on theExpand
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Norms from outside and from inside: an experimental analysis on the governance of local ecosystems
Abstract Many forest ecosystems provide multiple goods and services to both local users (e.g. firewood, water) and to other external beneficiaries (biodiversity conservation, carbon sequestration).Expand
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Collective Action for Watershed Management: Field Experiments in Colombia and Kenya
The dilemma of collective action around water use and management involves solving both the problems of provision and appropriation. Cooperation in the provision can be affected by the rival nature ofExpand
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Food habits of the southernmost mountain lions (Felis concolor) in South America: natural versus livestocked ranges
Little is known about the ecology of South American mountain lions (Currier, 1983; Schaller and Crawshaw, 1980; Schaller, 1983). Even in Chile, perhaps the best known country mammalogically in SouthExpand
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