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Endogenous Peer Punishment Institutions in Prisoner's Dilemmas: The Role of Noise

Nynke Van Miltenburg
These data were gathered to study six-person Prisoner’s Dilemmas (PDs) in which subjects endogenously decide whether to implement a peer punishment institution in their group and whether the punishment institution, if implemented, implies more or less severe punishments. We consider PDs with perfect information on other subjects’ previous behavior, and PDs in which subjects observe each other’s behavior with noise. In the experiment, subjects participated in series of six-person PD games with endogenous punishment institutions....

Individual Choices in Dynamic Networks

Dennie Van Dolder & Vincent Buskens
The dataset 'Individual Choices in Dynamic Networks' contains the outcome of an experiment on network formation, studying how social preferences play a role in networking relations actors make. In total we ran 16 experimental sessions, each of them having between 9 and 15 subjects. Subjects were contacted using the Online Recruitment System for Economic Experiments (Greiner B (2004) The online recruitment system ORSEE 2.0 - A guide for the organization of experiments in economics. University...

Consensual punishment does not promote cooperation in the six-person prisoner’s dilemma game with noisy public monitoring

Nynke Van Miltenburg
We study the effects of different punishment institutions on cooperation in a six-person prisoner’s dilemma game in which actors observe others’ cooperation with some noise (i.e. imperfect public monitoring). In the presence of noise, co-operators will sometimes be mistaken for defectors and punished, and defectors will sometimes be mistaken for co-operators and escape punishment. Both types of mistakes are detrimental for cooperation because cooperation is discouraged and defection is encouraged. By means of a laboratory...

World Bank's PovcalNet Distributional Data for Poverty Research

Michail Moatsos
Using materials and methods already made publicly available by Dykstra et al. (2014), I hereby make available the latest distributional data from World Bank's PovcalNet as of October 2nd, 2018. These data are used in the poverty estimates by the PovcalNet interactive online tool. Having these data locally, an independent scholar can experiment with extensive poverty line configurations that PovcalNet cannot accommodate at its present version. NOTE: the data contained here are provided under a...

Book production in Europe 1450 - 1800

Eltjo Buringh
The dataset 'Book production in Europe 1454 - 1800' originaly forms part of the collection of Bibliometrics, which has been dowloaded from the Centre of Global Economics website (http://www.cgeh.nl/global-historical-bibliometrics) in september 2017. The original name of the datafile was 'booktitleseurope.xls'. The dataset 'Book production in Europe 1454 - 1800' consists of an excel file with one sheet, containing the number of book titels per year in 7 European countries, sc. France, Russia, Poland, Italy, Germany,...

Testosterone, Social Environment and Trust

Vincent Buskens, Nynke Van Miltenburg & Estrella Montoya
In this experiment we systematically vary the characteristics of the social environment and show that, depending on prenatal sex hormone priming, testosterone administration in women moderates the effect of the social environment on trust. We use the economic trust game and compare one-shot games modelling trust problems in relations between strangers with repeated games modelling trust problems in ongoing relations between partners. The trust game not only models important features of social and economic interactions,...

Economic Growth in the Cape Colony

Johan Fourie & Jan Luiten Van Zanden
The dataset 'Economic Growth in the Cape Colony' was downloaded from the Centre for Global Economic History website, of Utrecht University (http://cgeh.nl/economic-growth-cape-colony). On these data and estimates the researchers based their reconstruction of GDP for the Cape Colony (1701-1795). In this dataset are also related data for the nineteenth century making it possible to bridge the gap between the estimates and the official series of national accounts for South-Africa starting in 1911. A large part...

Trust in Embedded Settings: Third-Party Effects

Davide Barrera & Vincent Buskens
This laboratory experiment was designed to disentangle effects of various types of information stemming from dyadic and network embeddedness. More precisely, this experiment represents an empirical test in which relative complex arguments to trust, such as learning and control effects, are compared with other “simpler” heuristics, such as imitation or social comparison. In this experiment, groups of actors embedded in small networks play a repeated Investment Game (Berg et al. 1995) and exchange information concerning...

Reciprocity MTH study

Eva Poortman
This dataset is the result of research in which we studied the effects of verb concepts on the interpretation of reciprocal expressions in Dutch and Hebrew. More about the research van be found in an article: http://doi.org/10.5334/gjgl.180. The data are structured as follows: Experiment 1 – consisting of a pretest and a main part - studies Hebrew verb concepts in a behavioral experiment using a forced-choice task. The dataset contains raw data (.xls files). Experiment...

Density Distribution of a Bose-Einstein Condensate of Photons in a Dye-Filled Microcavity: Code and Data

S. Greveling, K. L. Perrier & D. Van Oosten
In this work, we present the data and an implementation of the theoretical model that were used to prepare the manuscript with the title "Density Distribution of a Bose-Einstein Condensate of Photons in a Dye-Filled Microcavity" by S. Greveling, K. L. Perrier, and D. van Oosten. The folder ManuscriptFigures contains the figures in the manuscript as well as the Python scripts used to generate them. The (relative) paths used in these scripts can be used...

Data carsharing companies Germany

Karla Münzel
Data on all carsharing companies in Germany. Data on the numbers of car and the geographical reach. Data on the companies (founding year, owners, partners, profit structure). Data on the service offered. Own collection of data Sample size 101 (101 companies) IBM SPSS Statistics 25 51 variables • Reference number • BM type 4 clusters (P2P, B2C Roundtrip, B2C one-way, co-operative) • Owner background: type incumbent, non-incumbent, co-operative • Firm name • Website • Names...

Quality of Life

Tanja Van Der Lippe
QUALITY is an innovative quantitative and qualitative research project that has examined how, in an era of major change, European citizens and workers living in different national welfare state regimes and subject to different public and organisational trends and policies evaluate the quality of their lives. The project analyses international-comparative data on the social well-being of citizens and collects new data on social quality in European workplaces in the selected partner countries: UK, Finland, Sweden,...

An Experiment on the Effects of Embeddedness in Trust Situations

Vincent Buskens
This vignette experiment was designed to study the effects of temporal embeddedness and network embeddedness in trust situations. The experiment uses a setting in which a buyer wants to buy a used car from a car dealer. We distinguish between effects on trust of the past relation and the effects of the expected future relation between the buyer and the dealer. A buyer can learn about the trustworthiness of the dealer from past transactions of...

Multi-scale Dynamics of Ultrafast Laser Nano-Ablation of Water: Simulation code

D. Van Oosten & J. Hernandez-Rueda
In this work, we present Python code to run the FDTD simulations, as well as the OpenFOAM cases (and the custom OpenFOAM solver code required by that case), that were used to prepare the figures in the manuscript with the title "Multi-scale Dynamics of Ultrafast Laser Nano-Ablation of Water" by J. Hernandez-Rueda and D. van Oosten

Carsharing supply in Western European cities

Karla Münzel
Database contains carsharing supply data on all cities larger than 150,000 inhabitants in 5 European countries (UK, France, Germany, Belgium, The Netherlands). Contains data on the offered shared cars of B2C and P2P carsharing in a city and the number of inhabitants in the city. Own collection of data Sample size: 177 (177 cities) 13 variables • City name • Shared cars in total • Shared P2P cars • Shared B2C cars • Number of...

Partner-specific Behavior in Social Networks: Coordination among Actors with Heterogeneous Preferences

Nikki Van Gerwen
These data were gathered to study coordination games in which individuals have conflicting preferences. We propose the actors’ ability to vary behavior when interacting with different partners (partner-specific behavior) as a mechanism facilitating coordination in situations where actors have different preferences. We assume that actors are connected through a network and play coordination games with their neighbors in the network. Actors may or may not behave partner-specifically and actors’ preferences for outcomes in the game...

Greek Lesbian Teachers: School, Nation, Family

Angeliki Sifaki
This database is compiled as part of my research project on lesbian teachers in Greece, culminating in my PhD dissertation under the title “Greek Lesbian Teachers: School, Nation, Family”. The research project explores how Greek lesbian teachers construct their subjectivities and negotiate their sexuality in relation to the social contexts in which they are situated. In looking for answer to the main research question, I employed the qualitative method of semi-structured interviews. Since there was...

Javanese Rice Prices 1823-2006

Jan Luiten Van Zanden
The dataset in this datapackage was constructed for the 'Indonesian Economic History' project, which has been a concerted effort of several researchers at different universities and research institutions. The aim of the project was to reconstruct the national accounts of Java (1815-1939) and of Indonesia (1900-2000) and to analyze the long-term evolution of the economy of Indonesia in this period. The reconstructed national accounts form the prime source of information about the economy's development over...

Analysis of organic matter in surface snow by PTR-MS – implications for dry deposition dynamics in the Alps

Dusan Materic
This is the repository of the supplementary data for the paper: “Brief communication: Analysis of organic matter in surface snow by PTR-MS – implications for dry deposition dynamics in the Alps”, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2018-203 The sampling of the surface snow (2 cm) was performed from 20/03/2017 – 01/04/2017, 8-9 AM each day at Sonnblick Observatory, Austria. The supplementary data include: 1. Raw mass spectra are given for all the measurements including the replicates. The unit expressed is...

Trust in triads: An experimental study

Vincent Buskens
Pairs of trustors play finitely repeated Trust Games with the same trustee in a laboratory experiment. We study trustfulness of the trustor and trustworthiness of the trustee. We distinguish between learning and control effects on behavior. Learning effects are related to the trustor’s information on past behavior of the trustee. Control effects are related to the trustor’s opportunities for sanctioning a trustee in future interactions. The design of the experiment, with respect to trustfulness, allows...

Decolonised Sexualities: The Lived Experiences of Black Township Women Who Love Women

Phoebe Kisubi Mbasalaki
This database was compiled as part of the NWO funded doctoral research project entitled “Decolonised Sexualities: The Lived Experiences of Black Township Women Who Love Women” under the supervision of Prof. Dr. R.L. Buikema (Utrecht University), Prof. Dr. G.D. Wekker (Utrecht University) and Dr. Z. Matebeni (University of Cape Town). This research project centres the lived experiences of black township women in same-sex relationships in Cape Town and Johannesburg – South Africa. The main question—‘How...

Friction and compaction data of simulated fault gouges derived from the Basal Zechstein caprock of the Groningen gas field

Luuk Bernd Hunfeld
We investigated the rate-and-state frictional properties of simulated anhydrite-carbonate fault gouge derived from the Basal Zechstein caprock overlying the seismogenic Groningen gas reservoir in the NE Netherlands. Direct shear experiments were performed at in-situ conditions of 50-150 °C and 40 MPa effective normal stress, using sliding velocities of 0.1-10 µm/s. Reservoir pore fluid compositions were simulated using 4.4 Molar NaCl brine, as well as methane, air and brine/gas mixtures. Brine-saturated samples showed friction coefficients (µ)...

Levenstandaard 2018

Buskens
The research is about the assessment of living standards: When does someone think that a household is poor or rich? In the context of this study, a questionnaire, partly consisting of vignettes, was administered to a selection of the LISS panel.

ChroniclItaly

Lorella Viola
ChoniclItaly is a corpus of Italian language newspapers published in the United States between 1898 and 1922. Specifically, it gathers 12,918,917 digitized pages of seven Italian language newspapers, for a total of 4,810 issues published in seven States; California, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, District of Columbia, Piedmont, Vermont, and West Virginia. The newspapers titles are: L’Italia, Cronaca sovversiva, La libera parola, The patriot, La ragione, La rassegna, and La sentinella del West Virginia. The pages were downloaded...

Credit transactions by aldermen and notaries in the Low Countries

Oscar Gelderblom
This database was compiled as part the EURYI/VIDI research project ‘The Evolution of Financial Markets in Pre-Industrial Europe (1500-1800): A Comparative Analysis’, led by Oscar (O.C.) Gelderblom and Joost (J.P.B.) Jonker. The research project explores why sophisticated capital markets emerge in some economies, but not in others. To explain the divergent development of capital markets in pre-industrial Europe, this project will compare the financial instruments and intermediaries that entrepreneurs in various parts of Europe used...

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