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Do incentives actually encourage prosocial behavior?

Classical economic theory has posited offering incentives - through monetary or nonmonetary extrinsic rewards - is a promising strategy to encourage prosocial behavior. However, results from empirical research on the effect of incentives on prosocial behavior are...

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René Bekkers receives Open Science Amsterdam Award

RenĂ© Bekkers received an Open Science Amsterdam Award for the project Transparency in Nonprofit and Philanthropy Research. The Open Science Amsterdam community encourages awareness of open science principles and adherence to them at UMC Amsterdam, VU, UvA,...

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