Ara’s research focuses on the provision of global public goods such as climate change mitigation with a particular focus on the role of culture.
Ara did an MA in Economics at the University of British Columbia, Canada.
- Provision of public goods
- Culture and Institution
- Climate change
Research - 2021
Building on a large body of theoretical and experimental literature, the authors of this paper hypothesize that trust shared in a society may positively affect global cooperative behavior. Read more
Research - 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
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
News - 2018
What affects how compliant businesses are with environmental regulations? Traditional enforcement measures such as fines and inspections by authorities can... Read more