All pages with keywords: cooperation

Delegation and public pressure in a threshold public goods game

Delegation and public pressure in a threshold public goods game

a research article by Alessandro Tavoni, Jungmin Lee, Doruk İriş 24 September, 2019

Many public goods cannot be provided directly by interested parties (e.g. citizens), as they entail decision-making at nested hierarchical scales: at a lower level individuals elect a representative, while at … read more »


Cooperation in the climate commons

a research article by Stefano Carattini, Simon Levin, Alessandro Tavoni 10 July, 2019

Climate change is a global externality that has proven difficult to address through formal institutions alone due to the public good properties of climate change mitigation and the lack of … read more »


graph of trust correlation with compliance

Businesses from trusting countries are more likely to comply with environmental regulations

a commentary by Ara Jo 5 July, 2018

What affects how compliant businesses are with environmental regulations? Traditional enforcement measures such as fines and inspections by authorities can be an effective deterrent for rule-breaking. Recent research has also … read more »


Trust and compliance:  evidence from the EU emissions trading scheme

Trust and compliance: evidence from the EU emissions trading scheme

a working paper by Ara Jo 4 June, 2018

This paper uses data on the compliance of installations regulated under the EU Emissions Trading Scheme to investigate how the levels of trust in a country affect the compliance of firms with regulations on climate change. read more »


Trust and CO2 emissions: Cooperation on a global scale

a working paper by Ara Jo, Stefano Carattini 23 March, 2018

This paper finds that the culture of cooperation sustained by trust within a country positively affects international cooperative behaviour, showing that an increase in trust between citizens results in larger cuts in carbon dioxide emissions. read more »


China’s leadership in fostering and financing infrastructure investment for a sustainable and dynamic future

China’s leadership in fostering and financing infrastructure investment for a sustainable and dynamic future

a policy publication by Nicholas Stern, Isabella Neuweg, Patrick Curran 7 August, 2017

A previous draft of this report was published as a background paper submission to the China Development Forum 2017. An 8-page summary policy brief is also available.  Headline issue China … read more »


China’s leadership on sustainable infrastructure: lessons for the world

China’s leadership on sustainable infrastructure: lessons for the world

a policy publication by Nicholas Stern, Isabella Neuweg, Patrick Curran 18 July, 2017

China is taking an active leadership role in a new global agenda that has sustainable infrastructure at its heart – an agenda that is starting to address the … read more »


Luring others into climate action: coalition formation games with threshold and spillover effects

a research article by Valentina Bosetti, Melanie Heugues, Alessandro Tavoni 17 February, 2017

We explore the prospects of cooperation in a threshold public bad game. The experiment’s setup allows us to investigate the issue of effort coordination between signatories and non-signatories to … read more »


Cooperation in the climate commons

Cooperation in the climate commons

a working paper by Stefano Carattini, Simon Levin, Alessandro Tavoni 18 January, 2017

This paper surveys the existing empirical evidence on the scope for cooperation in the climate commons and on the effectiveness of possible interventions to spur it. Given the global public … read more »


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Tipping and reference points in climate change games

a working paper by Alessandro Tavoni, Doruk İriş 20 May, 2016

We live in a world characterized by discontinuities, where thresholds for abrupt and irreversible change are omnipresent, both in economic and ecological dynamics. Such thresholds, often referred to as tipping … read more »