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    • Challenging Cooperation: Inequality, Global Commons, Future Generations 

      Hauser, Oliver Paul (2016-04-25)
      Cooperation is abundant in the world around us, spanning all levels of biological and social organisation. Yet the existence and maintenance of cooperation is puzzling from an evolutionary perspective because the costs ...
    • Social Dilemmas Among Unequals 

      Hilbe, Christian; Hauser, Oliver; Chatterjee, Krishnendu; Nowak, Martin (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2019-08)
      Direct reciprocity is a powerful mechanism for the evolution of cooperation on the basis of repeated interactions. It requires that interacting individuals are sufficiently equal, such that everyone faces similar consequences ...
    • Think global, act local: Preserving the global commons 

      Hauser, Oliver P.; Hendriks, Achim; Rand, David G.; Nowak, Martin A. (Nature Publishing Group, 2016)
      Preserving global public goods, such as the planet’s ecosystem, depends on large-scale cooperation, which is difficult to achieve because the standard reciprocity mechanisms weaken in large groups. Here we demonstrate a ...