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Björn Vollan
(Bjoern Vollan)

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First Name:Bjoern
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Last Name:Vollan
RePEc Short-ID:pvo109
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Volkswirtschaft Abteilung
Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Philipps-Universität Marburg

Marburg, Germany
RePEc:edi:vamarde (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Vollan, Björn & Hadnes, Myriam & Nilgen, Marco & Kosfeld, Michael, 2021. "The Fetters of the Sib: An Experimental Study in Burkina Faso," IZA Discussion Papers 14147, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  2. Landmann, Andreas & Vollan, Björn & Henning, Karla & Frölich, Markus, 2020. "Crowding-Out or Crowding-In? Heterogeneous Effects of Insurance on Solidarity," IZA Discussion Papers 13688, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  3. Libman, Alexander & Vollan, Björn, 2015. "Anti-Western conspiracy thinking and expectations of collusion: Evidence from Russia and China," BOFIT Discussion Papers 14/2015, Bank of Finland Institute for Emerging Economies (BOFIT).
  4. Björn Vollan & Sebastian Prediger & Markus Frölich, 2013. "Co-managing common pool resources: Do formal rules have to be adapted to traditional ecological norms?," Working Papers 2013-15, Faculty of Economics and Statistics, University of Innsbruck.
  5. Sebastian Prediger & Björn Vollan & Benedikt Herrmann, 2013. "Resource scarcity, spite and cooperation," Working Papers 2013-10, Faculty of Economics and Statistics, University of Innsbruck.
  6. Simone Gobien & Björn Vollan, 2013. "Exchanging Land for Solidarity: Solidarity Transfers among Voluntarily Resettled and Non-Resettled Land-Reform Beneficiaries," MAGKS Papers on Economics 201331, Philipps-Universität Marburg, Faculty of Business Administration and Economics, Department of Economics (Volkswirtschaftliche Abteilung).
  7. Simone Gobien & Björn Vollan, 2013. "Playing with the social network: Social cohesion in resettled and non-resettled communities in Cambodia," Working Papers 2013-16, Faculty of Economics and Statistics, University of Innsbruck.
  8. Björn Vollan & Yexin Zhou & Andreas Landmann & Biliang Hu & Carsten Herrmann-Pillath, 2013. "Cooperation and Authoritarian Values: An experimental study in China," Working Papers 2013-14, Faculty of Economics and Statistics, University of Innsbruck, revised Jun 2015.
  9. Landmann, Andreas & Vollan, Björn & Frölich, Markus, 2012. "Insurance versus Savings for the Poor: Why One Should Offer Either Both or None," IZA Discussion Papers 6298, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  10. Landmann, Andreas & Vollan, Björn & Frölich, Markus, 2011. "Saving, Microinsurance: Why You Should Do Both or Nothing. A Behavioral Experiment on the Philippines," Proceedings of the German Development Economics Conference, Berlin 2011 51, Verein für Socialpolitik, Research Committee Development Economics.
  11. Bernd Hayo & Björn Vollan, 2009. "Individual Heterogeneity, Group Interaction, and Co-operative Behaviour: Evidence from a Common-Pool Resource Experiment in South Africa and Namibia," MAGKS Papers on Economics 200917, Philipps-Universität Marburg, Faculty of Business Administration and Economics, Department of Economics (Volkswirtschaftliche Abteilung).
  12. Björn Vollan, 2008. "Kinship and friendship in a trust game with third party punishment," MAGKS Papers on Economics 200809, Philipps-Universität Marburg, Faculty of Business Administration and Economics, Department of Economics (Volkswirtschaftliche Abteilung).
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  1. Henning, Karla & Vollan, Björn & Balafoutas, Loukas, 2022. "Religious worship and discrimination," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 197(C), pages 91-102.
  2. Bartels, Lara & Falk, Thomas & Duche, Vishwambhar & Vollan, Björn, 2022. "Experimental games in transdisciplinary research: The potential importance of individual payments," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Elsevier, vol. 113(C).
  3. Zhou, Yexin & Chen, Siwei & Chen, Yefeng & Vollan, Björn, 2022. "Does parental migration impede the development of the cooperative preferences in their left-behind children? Evidence from a large-scale field experiment in China," China Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 74(C).
  4. Loukas Balafoutas & Alexander Libman & Vasileios Selamis & Björn Vollan, 2021. "Exposure to conspiracy theories in the lab," Economic and Political Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 9(1), pages 90-112, January.
  5. Tobias Vorlaufer & Björn Vollan, 2020. "How Migrants Benefit Poor Communities: Evidence on Collective Action in Rural Zambia," Land Economics, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 96(1), pages 111-131.
  6. Björn Vollan & Adam Douglas Henry, 2019. "Diversity in decision-making," Nature Climate Change, Nature, vol. 9(4), pages 258-259, April.
  7. Alexander Libman & Björn Vollan, 2019. "Anti-Western Conspiracy Thinking in China and Russia: Empirical Evidence and its Link to Expectations of Collusion," Homo Oeconomicus: Journal of Behavioral and Institutional Economics, Springer, vol. 36(3), pages 135-163, December.
  8. Björn Vollan & Michael Pröpper & Andreas Landmann & Loukas Balafoutas, 2019. "Self-Governance and Punishment: An Experimental Study among Namibian Forest Users," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 67(4), pages 935-967.
  9. Björn Vollan & Karla Henning & Deniza Staewa, 2017. "Do campaigns featuring impact evaluations increase donations? Evidence from a survey experiment," Journal of Development Effectiveness, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 9(4), pages 500-518, October.
  10. Gatiso, Tsegaye T. & Vollan, Björn, 2017. "Democracy and cooperation in commons management: experimental evidence of representative and direct democracy from community forests in Ethiopia," Environment and Development Economics, Cambridge University Press, vol. 22(2), pages 110-132, April.
  11. Vollan, Björn & Landmann, Andreas & Zhou, Yexin & Hu, Biliang & Herrmann-Pillath, Carsten, 2017. "Cooperation and authoritarian values: An experimental study in China," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 93(C), pages 90-105.
  12. Simone Gobien & Björn Vollan, 2016. "Exchanging Land for Solidarity: Solidarity Transfers among Voluntarily Resettled and Non-resettled Land-Reform Beneficiaries," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 98(3), pages 802-818.
  13. Gatiso, Tsegaye T. & Vollan, Björn & Nuppenau, Ernst-August, 2015. "Resource scarcity and democratic elections in commons dilemmas: An experiment on forest use in Ethiopia," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 114(C), pages 199-207.
  14. Khachatryan Elina & Kube Sebastian & Vollan Björn, 2015. "Mitigating Extortive Corruption? Experimental Evidence," Journal of Economics and Statistics (Jahrbuecher fuer Nationaloekonomie und Statistik), De Gruyter, vol. 235(2), pages 228-241, April.
  15. Schlüter, Achim & Vollan, Björn, 2015. "Flowers and an honour box: Evidence on framing effects," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), Elsevier, vol. 57(C), pages 186-199.
  16. Prediger, Sebastian & Vollan, Björn & Herrmann, Benedikt, 2014. "Resource scarcity and antisocial behavior," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 119(C), pages 1-9.
  17. Vollan, Björn & Prediger, Sebastian & Frölich, Markus, 2013. "Co-managing common-pool resources: Do formal rules have to be adapted to traditional ecological norms?," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 95(C), pages 51-62.
  18. Michael Pröpper & Bjørn Vollan, 2013. "Beyond Awareness and Self-Governance: Approaching Kavango Timber Users’ Real-Life Choices," Land, MDPI, vol. 2(3), pages 1-27, July.
  19. Hayo, Bernd & Vollan, Björn, 2012. "Group interaction, heterogeneity, rules, and co-operative behaviour: Evidence from a common-pool resource experiment in South Africa and Namibia," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 81(1), pages 9-28.
  20. Vollan, Björn, 2012. "Pitfalls of Externally Initiated Collective Action: A Case Study from South Africa," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 40(4), pages 758-770.
  21. Gunnar Brandt & Agostino Merico & Björn Vollan & Achim Schlüter, 2012. "Human Adaptive Behavior in Common Pool Resource Systems," PLOS ONE, Public Library of Science, vol. 7(12), pages 1-9, December.
  22. Adam Douglas Henry & Bjoern Vollan, 2012. "Risk, Networks, and Ecological Explanations for the Emergence of Cooperation in Commons Governance," Rationality, Markets and Morals, Frankfurt School Verlag, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, vol. 3(59), October.
  23. Vollan, Bjã–Rn, 2012. "Weird reciprocity? A ‘within-culture across-country’ trust experiment and methodological implications," Journal of Institutional Economics, Cambridge University Press, vol. 8(3), pages 371-397, September.
  24. Anderies, John M. & Janssen, Marco A. & Bousquet, François & Cardenas, Juan-Camilo & Castillo, Daniel & Lopez, Maria-Claudio & Tobias, Robert & Vollan, Björn & Wutich, Amber, 2011. "The challenge of understanding decisions in experimental studies of common pool resource governance," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 70(9), pages 1571-1579, July.
  25. Prediger, Sebastian & Vollan, Björn & Frölich, Markus, 2011. "The impact of culture and ecology on cooperation in a common-pool resource experiment," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 70(9), pages 1599-1608, July.
  26. Achim Schlüter & Bjoern Vollan, 2011. "Morals as an incentive? A field study on honour based flower picking," European Review of Agricultural Economics, Foundation for the European Review of Agricultural Economics, vol. 38(1), pages 79-97, March.
  27. Vollan, Björn, 2011. "The difference between kinship and friendship: (Field-) experimental evidence on trust and punishment," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), Elsevier, vol. 40(1), pages 14-25, February.
  28. Vollan, Bjorn & Prediger, Sebastian & Frolich, Markus, 2010. "The influence of collective property rights on grazing management in a semi-arid region," African Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, African Association of Agricultural Economists, vol. 5(2), pages 1-30, December.
  29. Vollan, Bjørn, 2008. "Socio-ecological explanations for crowding-out effects from economic field experiments in southern Africa," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 67(4), pages 560-573, November.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 14 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (14) 2008-07-20 2009-03-28 2011-07-27 2012-02-20 2013-06-04 2013-06-30 2013-06-30 2013-06-30 2013-08-05 2014-02-02 2016-06-04 2020-10-05 2021-03-22 2021-05-10. Author is listed
  2. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (7) 2008-07-20 2009-03-28 2013-06-30 2013-06-30 2013-08-05 2014-02-02 2021-03-22. Author is listed
  3. NEP-CBE: Cognitive & Behavioural Economics (5) 2008-07-20 2009-03-28 2013-06-04 2013-06-30 2013-06-30. Author is listed
  4. NEP-EVO: Evolutionary Economics (4) 2008-07-20 2013-06-04 2013-06-30 2013-06-30
  5. NEP-SEA: South East Asia (3) 2013-06-30 2013-08-05 2020-10-05
  6. NEP-AFR: Africa (2) 2009-03-28 2013-06-30
  7. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (2) 2013-06-30 2013-06-30
  8. NEP-DEV: Development (2) 2013-08-05 2014-02-02
  9. NEP-ENT: Entrepreneurship (2) 2021-03-22 2021-05-10
  10. NEP-GTH: Game Theory (2) 2008-07-20 2013-06-30
  11. NEP-MFD: Microfinance (2) 2011-07-27 2012-02-20
  12. NEP-NET: Network Economics (2) 2021-03-22 2021-05-10
  13. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (1) 2013-06-30
  14. NEP-CIS: Confederation of Independent States (1) 2016-06-04
  15. NEP-CMP: Computational Economics (1) 2011-07-27
  16. NEP-CNA: China (1) 2016-06-04
  17. NEP-CWA: Central & Western Asia (1) 2013-06-30
  18. NEP-DEM: Demographic Economics (1) 2013-06-30
  19. NEP-ENV: Environmental Economics (1) 2013-06-30
  20. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (1) 2013-06-30
  21. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (1) 2013-06-30
  22. NEP-TRA: Transition Economics (1) 2013-06-30
  23. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (1) 2013-06-30


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