On 17 June, Utrecht University's strategic theme Institutions for Open Societies organises a multidisciplinary workshop on cooperation. The programme consists of presentations by senior as well as junior researchers and provides room for discussion.
Workshop 'Understanding cooperation: a multidisciplinary perspective'
09:45-10:15 Coffee and welcome by Vincent Buskens
10:15-11:00 Marco Janssen (Center for Behavior, Institutions and the Environment): The fragility of cooperation in an uncertain world: how global change can harm local collective action in rice farming communities
11:00-11:25 Charlotte Rutten (Sociology): Conflict and the emergence of hierarchical social structures: a game theoretic model and experimental investigation
11:25-11:50 Sarah Rezaei (Economics): Cooperation and cross-cultural differences: Evidence from a meta-analysis
11:50-12:15 Romina Rodela (History): Contemporary challenges and new opportunities for common pool resources in the northeast of Italy
13:15-14:00 Erwin Bulte (Utrecht School of Economics): Formal Insurance and the Dynamics of Social Capital: Experimental Evidence from Uganda
14:00-14:25 Peter Stoeckart (Social and Organisational Psychology): How the need to affiliate with others can predict voting decisions
14:25-14:50 Nikki van Gerwen (Sociology): Vertical and horizontal cooperation in organizations: a vignette experiment on the role of training
15:15-16:00 Belle Derks (Social and Organisational Psychology): The Queen Bee phenomenon: How organizational gender bias can deter women from collective action.
16:00-16:25 Anita Boele (Social and Economic History): It takes two to tango. Possibilities for successful cooperation between professional care organizations and care cooperatives
16:25-16:50 Miguel Laborda Peman (Social and Economic History): Changing the Commons. Understanding Institutional Change in Seven Pre-Industrial Communities, Northern Spain, 14th-19th centuries
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