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Are COVID-19 environmental improvements permanent?

During the pandemic societies are re-thinking how they do things. Some of the changes also have environmental benefits. But will those benefits last? Continue reading

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Pricing Nature Reduces Monetary Support for Conservation

Great work by my former student, and now assistant professor Sandra Goff shows that people will contribute LESS to conserving nature if they are told that nature has a price. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0921800916313672 Implication: Don’t put a price tag on natural systems … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Co-operatives

Here is a nicely edited video of my recent MacPherson Lecture at the Canadian Centre for the Study of Cooperatives on “The Role of Cooperation in the Evolution of Co-operatives,” in which I attempt to highlight the role of cooperation … Continue reading

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Dr. Waring to give Annual MacPherson Lecture at the University of Saskatchewan

Dr. Waring will give the Annual MacPherson Lecture at the Canadian Centre for the Study of Cooperatives at the University of Saskatchewan. Dr. Waring’s Lecture, entitled “The Role of Cooperation in the Evolution of Co-operatives,” will explore the science of … Continue reading

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New research suggests co-operatives exhibit greater economic altruism than traditional businesses

New research from School of Economics provides experimental evidence that cooperative businesses harbor greater economically relevant behavioral cooperation than comparable businesses. The research, conducted with recent graduate students Ethan Tremblay and Afton Hupper was recently published in the Journal of … Continue reading

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