COOPERATION AND OPTIMISM IN A SOCIAL DILEMMA


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Oyediran O. A. , Rivas M. F. , Coulson M., Kernohan D.

BULLETIN OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH, cilt.70, sa.4, ss.335-340, 2018 (SSCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 70 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1111/boer.12161
  • Dergi Adı: BULLETIN OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.335-340

Özet

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.