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Cooperation with COVID-19 Safety Guidelines: Political Affiliation and Fundamental Needs

Daniel DeCaro

  • Associate Professor of Urban and Public Affairs and Psychological and Brain Sciences; Director of the Social Decision Making and Sustainability Lab, University of Louisville

Daniel DeCaro is an interdisciplinary social scientist with expertise in social and cognitive psychology, behavioral economics, law, and political science.

Join us for a discussion on how Humanistic Rational Choice Theory (HRCT) can explain attitudes toward compliance of state and national government leaders during the COVID-19 pandemic. DeCaro will present survey data from an NSF project that examined attitudes from four US states (CA, NY, FL, TX) at the center of the pandemic, demonstrating that Republicans and Democrats perceive governance systems differently, impacting COVID compliance.

About this webinar series

This series is co-hosted by the Center for Behavior, Institutions and the Environment (CBIE), the International Association for Study of the Commons (IASC), and the Resilience Alliance. Organized by Marco Janssen, Marty Anderies, and Mike Schoon.

Zoom webinar link.

View the previous webinars at the IASC Youtube channel.

Monday, October 26, 2020
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.