Research articles

Trust & Well-Being

Social Exchange and the Reciprocity Roller Coaster: Evidence from the Life and Death of Virtual Teams

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Algan Yann, Henri Emeric, & Hergueux Jérôme (forthcoming). “Social Exchange and the Reciprocity Roller Coaster: Evidence from the Life and Death of Virtual Teams”. Organization Science, forthcoming.

Early life adversity is associated with diminished social trust in adults

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Mell, H., Safra, L., Demange, P., Algan, Y., Baumard, N., & Chevallier, C. (2020). Early life adversity is associated with diminished social trust in adults. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/43q8z

Friendship Networks and Political Opinions: A Natural Experiment among Future French Politicians

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Algan, Y., Dalvit, N., Do, Q. A., Le Chapelain, A., & Zenou, Y. (2019). “Friendship Networks and Political Opinions: A Natural Experiment among Future French Politicians”. CEPR Discussion Papers 13771, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.

Childhood environmental harshness predicts coordinated health and reproductive strategies: a cross-sectional study of a nationally representative sample from France

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Mell, H., Safra, L., Algan, Y., Baumard, N., & Chevallier, C. (2018). “Childhood environmental harshness predicts coordinated health and reproductive strategies: a cross-sectional study of a nationally representative sample from France”. Evolution and Human Behavior, 39(1), 1-8.

Association of behavior in boys from low socioeconomic neighborhoods with employment earnings in adulthood

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Vergunst, F., Tremblay, R. E., Nagin, D., Algan, Y., Beasley, E., Park, J., … & Côté, S. M. (2019). “Association of behavior in boys from low socioeconomic neighborhoods with employment earnings in adulthood”. JAMA pediatrics, 173(4), 334-341.

Inattention in boys from low-income backgrounds predicts welfare receipt: a 30-year prospective study

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Vergunst, F., Tremblay, R. E., Nagin, D., Zheng, Y., Galéra, C., Park, J., … & Côté, S-. M. (2019). “Inattention in boys from low-income backgrounds predicts welfare receipt: a 30-year prospective study”. Psychological medicine, 1-9.

Well-being through the lens of the internet

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Algan Yann, Murtin Fabrice, Beasley Elizabeth, Higa Kazuhito & Senik Claudia (2019). “Well-being through the lens of the internet”. PloS one, 14(1), e0209562.

Trust and social capital

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Algan Yann (2018). “Trust and social capital”. In Joseph E. Stiglitz, Jean-Paul Fitoussi & Martine Durand (eds.), For Good Measure Advancing Research on Well-being Metrics Beyond GDP, 283-320. Paris: OECD.

Trust and its determinants

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Murtin Fabrice, Fleischer Lara, Siegerink Vincent, Aassve Arnstein, Algan Yann, Boarini Romina, González Santiago, Lonti Zsuzsanna,  Grimalda Gianluca, Rafael Hortala, Vallve Rafael, Kim Soonhee, Lee David, Putterman Louis and Smith Conal (2018). “Trust and its determinants”. OECD Statistics Working Papers 2018/02. Paris: OECD.

The European trust crisis and the rise of populism

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Algan, Y., Guriev, S., Papaioannou, E., & Passari, E. (2017). “The European trust crisis and the rise of populism”. Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 2017(2), 309-400.

Trust and the Welfare State: the Twin Peaks Curve

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Algan Yann, Cahuc Pierre, Sangnier Marc. In: The Economic Journal, Volume 126, Issue 593, June 2016, Pages 861–883.

The Social Effects of Ethnic Diversity at the Local Level: A Natural Experiment with Exogenous Residential Allocation

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Algan Yann, Hémet Camille, Laitin David D. In: Journal of Political Economy, Volume 124(3), 2016.