BULLETIN OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH, vol.70, no.4, pp.335-340, 2018 (SSCI)
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BULLETIN OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
Middle East Technical University Affiliated:
We examine the influence of optimism about local and foreign people on social cooperation using a public goods game. Firstly, we find that optimism fuels social cooperation, and secondly, that this positive effect holds when optimism is focused either jointly or individually.