Public Goods

Thankful or thankless: Does the past's altruism increase the present's public good contributions?

Two important aspects of global environmental problems are that (1) the actions of past generations affect the opportunities of the present, and (2) both in the past and the present generations, collaboration across different countries is needed to …

Factors Affecting Support for Transnational Conservation Targeting Migratory Species

International efforts to protect biodiversity depend on transnational collaboration and on public support for transnational policies to be implemented. Yet, we know little about what may compel citizens to support such transnational conservation …

Facebook-to-Facebook: online communication and economic cooperation

Direct face-to-face communication has traditionally been found to be more effective for fostering economic cooperation than any form of indirect, mediated communication. We inquire whether this is still the case since most young adults routinely use …