How can we improve current measures of well-being and social attitudes by using the “Big Data”? How do social preferences relate to other cognitive and social skills? What is the role of social norms or individual characteristics in social preferences? What is the relationship between social preferences and well-being?
What are the determinants of well-being and cooperation? Which public policies are the most relevant to enhance these social skills? What is the relationship between individual-level trust and well-being and trust in institutions?
Growth is no longer the only criterion to assess our societies. Well-being and cooperation have become the core values of our societies by which the impact of policies should also be assessed.
This leads to a series of questions: what is well-being? How can we cooperate better? Which public policies are the most relevant to develop these dynamics?
The objective of the SOWELL project is to answer these questions by using Big Data and large-scale behavioural measures that provide us with an unprecedented wealth of information in the social sciences.Read more
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This project is aimed at analysing the relationship between social preferences and the quality of institutions and the ways in which people react to policy reform in real world environments.
TrustLab relies on a web platform for experimental economics designed to document and analyze the distribution of social preferences and trust in large samples of populations.
This unprecedented study in France aims to extend the evidence on the effects of social diversity in school to non-cognitive skill development.
This RCT aims to evaluate the effects of a large-scale mindset intervention on school outcomes and dropouts.