Dutch households gave €2.4 milliard in 2018

We just published the newest insights of the Giving in the Netherlands Panel Studies. The total amount donated by Dutch households increased with 10%, from €2.2 milliard in 2015 to €2.4 milliard in 2018. This increase is larger than the inflation of the period 2015-2018, which was 3.4%.However, the value of the donations did not... Continue Reading →

NEW paper in JBPA: Follow the crowd

Follow the crowd? Research shows that donors tend to mirror the donation amounts of others, that is the social information effect. Is social information more effective when the crowdfunding campaign just launched, or towards the end? The article written with Rene Bekkers has been published by Journal of Behavioral Public Administration (JBPA) for a summary of... Continue Reading →

COURSE manual: Reaching the crowd

The following course is hosted by the VU Graduate Winter School between the 14th and 18th of January 2019 at the VU University. You can read the complete course manual here. If you want to apply, click here.  Reaching the crowd: Video making and online engagement for research promotion, transparency and impact. Contact summary Course level... Continue Reading →

Upcoming COURSE: Reaching the Crowd: Video-making and Online Engagement for Research Promotion, Transparency and Impact

The value of research lies not just in developing knowledge, but also in communicating the findings: so reach out to the crowd and connect!  With that being said, let me introduce you to the following awesome course I'll give in collaboration with Scientist Wanted provided by the VU Graduate Winter School: Video-making and Online Engagement for Research... Continue Reading →

ARTICLE: Follow the crowd (van Teunenbroek & Bekkers)

For the latest draft: click here The following article is under review, comments and suggestions are always welcome (p.s.c.van.teunenbroek@vu.nl). Below I summarize the main findings, for a complete overview of the findings please read the draft presented above. Short summary (really short) Introduction: Guiding human decision making by a discrete suggestion, that is a nudge,... Continue Reading →

Look to Others before You Leap (van Teunenbroek, Bekkers & Beermsa)

A Systematic Literature Review of Social Information Effects on Charitable Giving This is a short summary of a literature review conducted by Claire van Teunenbroek, René Bekkers and Bianca Beersma. The paper is available at: https://mfr.osf.io/render?url=https://osf.io/raczh/?action=download%26mode=render You might have seen it: a glass donation box in a store or at an airport with a note... Continue Reading →

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