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    Pedroni et al. show that risk preferences vary across behavioural elicitation methods, challenging the view that risk preferences can be consistently captured by a single method.

    • Andreas Pedroni
    • , Renato Frey
    • , Adrian Bruhin
    • , Gilles Dutilh
    • , Ralph Hertwig
    •  & Jörg Rieskamp
  • Research | | open

    International and domestic interprovincial trade of China are entangled, but their health impacts have been treated separately in earlier studies. Here Wang. quantify the complex impacts of trade on public health across China within an integrative framework.

    • Haikun Wang
    • , Yanxu Zhang
    • , Hongyan Zhao
    • , Xi Lu
    • , Yanxia Zhang
    • , Weimo Zhu
    • , Chris P. Nielsen
    • , Xin Li
    • , Qiang Zhang
    • , Jun Bi
    •  & Michael B. McElroy
  • Research | | open

    Punishment by peers can enforce social norms, such as contributing to a public good. Here, Abbink and colleagues show that individuals will enforce norms even when contributions reduce the net benefit of the group, resulting in the maintenance of wasteful contributions.

    • Klaus Abbink
    • , Lata Gangadharan
    • , Toby Handfield
    •  & John Thrasher
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    Brummitt et al. show how supply-chain disruptions can spread contagiously throughout an economy. Adaptations to frequent disruptions can lead to the emergence of a poverty trap. Implications for ‘big push’ economic development policies are discussed.

    • Charles D. Brummitt
    • , Kenan Huremović
    • , Paolo Pin
    • , Matthew H. Bonds
    •  & Fernando Vega-Redondo

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