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The conflict between cooperation and self-interest is one of the most important conflicts in human decision making.

Self-interest is individually optimal, but may lead to war and destruction; cooperation leads to peaceful, healthy, and ultimately more successful societies, but it requires individuals to pay a cost for the benefit of others.

I combine math models and behavioral experiments to understand how people solve this and related conflicts, with the goal of helping institutions to create more collaborative societies.

 

Valerio Capraro

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Economics Department

Business School

Middlesex University

The Burroughs

London NW4 4BT

United Kingdom

V.Capraro@mdx.ac.uk

caprarovalerio@gmail.com

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IS HONESTY AUTOMATIC OR DOES IT REQUIRE DELIBERATION? - New study shows time pressure increases honesty - Mechanism… t.co/Y1EGTYO4Yl

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SUPER INTERESTING! - similarity between inequality in nature and society - chance alone drive 1% of the individuals… t.co/ulgEg5O4Kk

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THE WISDOM OF THE INNER CROWD Aggregating estimates from the same person improves accuracy, but not that much: "the… t.co/59bAnRBRZY

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Economics Department, Middlesex University, London

v.capraro@mdx.ac.uk

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