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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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What makes people popular? Exuding positive emotions and empathy correlate with centrality in social networks.… t.co/8nRfFqO09a

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Super interesting paper testing hypotheses to explain the rise of Trump, Brexit, and populism more generally.… t.co/ygJ3lhndZH

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The dark side of reciprocity and reputation: exacerbating economic inequality. In @PsychScience by Hackel &… t.co/j4yShQoYGT

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Economics Department, Middlesex University, London

v.capraro@mdx.ac.uk

caprarovalerio@gmail.com

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