Civic Engagement as a Second-Order Public Good
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Please note that the seminar co-hosted by BK21 and CEBSS has been delayed to April due to the expansion of the new corona.
Title: "Civic Engagement as a Second-Order Public Good"
Speaker: Jean-Robert Tyran (Professor of Finance at the Department of Economics at the University of Vienna; Vice-Rector for Research and International Affairs)
Date: Thursday, Feb 27, 16:30 ~ 18:00
Location: Room 655 , Social Science Building (16 Dong)
Abstract: Effective states provide public goods by taxing their citizens and imposing penalties for non-compliance. However, accountable government requires that enough citizens are civically engaged. We study the voluntary cooperative underpinnings of the accountable state by conducting a two-level public goods experiment in which civic engagement can build a sanction scheme to solve the first-order public goods dilemma. We find that civic engagement can be sustained at high levels when costs are low relative to the benefits of public good provision. This cost-to-benefit differential yields what we call a “leverage effect” because it transforms modest willingness to cooperate into the larger social dividend from the power of taxation. In addition, we find that local social interaction among subgroups of participants also boosts cooperation.
본 세미나는 BK21관련 세미나 출석이 인정되는 행사입니다.
Sponsored by BK21 (Brain Korea 21 Plus), CEBSS (Center for Experimental and Behavioral Social Science, 실험행동사회과학센터)