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Social Identity in the Provision and Protection of Cultural Goods

dc.contributor.advisorBizer, Kilian Prof. Dr.
dc.contributor.authorBicskei, Marianna
dc.titleSocial Identity in the Provision and Protection of Cultural Goodsde
dc.contributor.refereeBizer, Kilian Prof. Dr.
dc.description.abstractengThe dissertation consists of two parts. The first part investigates whether and how to protect cultural goods. In particular, Chapter II analyses how the notion of social identity affects the respective demand for protection of cultural goods independent of its tangible or intangible nature. Chapter III and IV critically review to what extent geographical indications are a suitable means for protecting traditional knowledge and whether the provision of such rights can be justified from an information economics perspective. The second part of the dissertation examines the influence of social identity in the provision of cultural goods. Four chapters (Chapter V, VI, VII, and VIII) test how social identity affects their provision dependent on whether subjects are interacting in identity-homogeneous (in-) or identity-heterogeneous (out-) groups. This takes place in a laboratory environment in the context of public goods experiments. The findings reveal that group composition is of high relevance when public policy addresses one’s social identity. Especially, social identity might be of crucial importance in terms of voluntarily maintaining cultural goods within cultural
dc.contributor.coRefereeSpiwoks, Markus Prof. Dr.
dc.contributor.thirdRefereeSpiller, Achim Prof. Dr.
dc.subject.engpolicy implicationsde
dc.subject.engbehavioral economicsde
dc.subject.engsocial identityde
dc.subject.engexperimental economicsde
dc.subject.enggeographical indicationsde
dc.subject.engintellectual property rightsde
dc.affiliation.instituteWirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultätde
dc.subject.gokfullWirtschaftswissenschaften (PPN621567140)de

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