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Dr. Björn Vollan

E-mail: bjoern.vollan@wiwi.uni-marburg.de

CV

Since- 05/2008 Universität Mannheim
02/2004 - 03/2008 Universität Marburg, Institute for Co-operation in Developing Countries (doctoral student)
10/1998 - 10/2003 Universität Freiburg (Diploma in Economics)

Research interests

Field Experiments, Development Economics, Impact evaluation

Peer reviewed articles

Vollan, B. (2008): Socio-ecological explanations for crowding-out effects from economic field experiments in southern Africa, Ecological Economics, 67,4: 560-573

Working Paper

Vollan, Björn; Prediger, Sebastian; Frölich, Markus. (2009) The influence of collective property rights on grazing management in a semi-arid region. CEGA Working Paper Series No. AfD-0913. Center of Evaluation for Global Action. University of California, Berkeley

Hayo, Vollan (2009) Individual Heterogeneity, Group Interaction, and Co-operative Behaviour: Evidence from a Common-Pool Resource Experiment in South Africa and Namibia MAGKS Joint Discussion Paper Series in Economics 17-2009.

Vollan (2008) Kinship and friendship in a trust game with third party punishment. Joint Discussion Paper Series in Economics 09-2008.

Vollan (2007): What reciprocity? The impact of culture and socio-political background on trust games in Namibia and South Africa. Ostrom, Schlüter (eds.) The Challenge of Self-Governance in Complex, Globalizing Economies, revised papers of the PhD school in Freiburg April 2007; IFE Working Paper 47a; pp. 241-269.

Monographs

Vollan (2009): "Co-operation for Common Pool Resources: An Experimental Perspective", Dissertation Philipps-Universität Marburg, Verlag Dr. Hut, München

Vollan (2009) “Determinants and measurement of trust: Experiments and survey questions on trust in southern Africa”  in Beiträge der genossenschaftlichen Selbsthilfe zur wirtschaftlichen und sozialen Entwicklung, Editors: Rösner, Hans Jürgenn and Schulz-Nieswandt, Frank; Lit Verlag, Berlin.

Schlüter, Vollan (2009) “Ohne Moral keine Institutionen ökologischer Nachhaltigkeit - Eine empirische Untersuchung anhand eines Marktes, der sich auf Moral verlässt: Blumen zum Selbstschneiden” in Jahrbuch für Ökologische Ökonomik, Editors: Held, Kubon-Gilke, Sturn. Metropolis Verlag, Marburg.

Vollan (2008): "The role of deliberation and voting in an economic field experiment in rural communities of southern Namibia and northern South Africa" in Deliberative Ecological Economics, Editors: Howarth, R. and Zografos, C., Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Vollan (2007): "Welfare effects and political economy of Export processing zones (EPZ): The case of the Dominican Republic." Diploma Thesis Albert Ludwigs Universität Freiburg published at VDM Verlag.