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Inequality and Civic Engagement

How does inequality affect individuals’ civic engagement? Though a growing body of multidisciplinary literature has started to address this question, empirical results vary considerably and explanations about what underlies this relationship remain fragmentary. In...

Prestigious ERC Starting Grant for Eva-Maria Merz

Researcher Eva-Maria Merz received the prestigious European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant of 1.3 million euros last week for her research into when, and under what circumstances, people become and remain blood donors.  Why do people help strangers?Why do...