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May 19, 2016


Why Cooperate?

It’s well known that strong social networks can lead people to engage in ‪cooperative behavior. But what are the underlying forces that help build and sustain such ‪networks? Delia Baldassarri, a professor of sociology at NYU, posits four mechanisms that may drive people to work together in a ‪collective endeavor and evaluates the relative significance of these mechanisms through a study of producer organizations in Uganda, published in Stanford Social Innovation Review.

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