Waring aims to advance understanding of the forces that guide human cooperation–a key component of fair and sustainable resource management. He studies how social norms, institutions and societies evolve, and how they are influenced by ecological and social forces. He uses experimental economics and agent-based modeling to explore these connections. Visit Waring’s biography to learn more.
Waring’s work is supported by:
- School of Economics at the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry and Agriculture
- Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station
- Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions
Experiment Station contributions
- Current project: Cultural and cooperative dynamics of sustainable behaviors and institutions. Hatch project number ME022008.