The impacts of trust, cost and risk on collaboration in environmental governance

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Örjan Bodin - Stockholm University, Stockholm Resilience Centre orcid

Lisen Schultz - Stockholm University orcid

Ryan Plummer - Brock University orcid

Derek Armitage - University of Waterloo orcid

Julia Baird - Brock University orcid

Description

1. Collaborative approaches to environmental governance are drawing increased interest in research and practice. In this article we investigate the structure and functioning of actor networks engaged in collaboration.

2. We specifically seek to advance understanding of how and why collaborative networks are formed as actors engage in addressing two broad classes of collective action problems: coordination and cooperation. It has been proposed that more risk-prone cooperative problems favor denser and more cohesive bonding network structures, whereas less risky coordination problems favor sparser and more centralized bridging structures.

3. Recent empirical findings however cast some doubts on these assumptions. In building on previous work we propose and evaluate a set of propositions in order to remedy these ambiguities. Our propositions build on the assumption that bridging structures could, if actors’ experience sufficient levels of trust in the collaborative process, adequately support both cooperation and coordination problems.

4. Our empirical investigation of four UNESCO’s Man and

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Language

English

Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

Stockholm University

Funding

  • Funding agency: Swedish Research Council
  • Funding agency’s reference number: 2012-5498
Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

No

Method

Unit of analysis

Population

Participants in four Man and Biosphere reserves

Time Method

Sampling procedure

Total universe/Complete enumeration

Time period(s) investigated

2014-01-01–2015-01-01

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden, Canada

Topic and keywords
Publications

Bodin, Baird, Schultz, Plummer, Armitage (2020) "The impacts of trust, cost and risk on collaboration in environmental governance", People and Nature
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/pan3.10097

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The impacts of trust, cost and risk on collaboration in environmental governance

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The dataset contains four networks (one per MAB reserve). The data is further described in the published paper. For each network, there are several files. The files are formatted for the program MPnet. One file per network is the sociomatrix (rows and columns are nodes, and the values in the matrix are the links between the nodes). Several other files, per network, contain node attributes (further described in the published paper). The order of the node attributes are the same as in the sociomat

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Örjan Bodin, Lisen Schultz, Ryan Plummer, Derek Armitage, Julia Baird. Stockholm University, Stockholm Resilience Centre (2020). <em>The impacts of trust, cost and risk on collaboration in environmental governance</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/y0q4-8w20">https://doi.org/10.5878/y0q4-8w20</a>

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Örjan Bodin - Stockholm University, Stockholm Resilience Centre orcid

Lisen Schultz - Stockholm University orcid

Ryan Plummer - Brock University orcid

Derek Armitage - University of Waterloo orcid

Julia Baird - Brock University orcid

Time period(s) investigated

2014-01-01–2015-01-01

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2014-01-01–2015-01-01
  • Source of the data: Population group

License

Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0)

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Published: 2020-06-01