The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Vidi grant worth 800.000 euros per project to Dr Shaul Shalvi (Amsterdam School of Economics, section Microeconomics). With the grant, Shalvi is able to develop his own innovative line of research and to set up his own research group over the next five years.
Eleven UvA researchers have been awarded a Vidi grant.
The collaborative economy circulates billions of euros annually. Emphasizing the benefits of trust, collaborative platforms link providers and users. In this project, Shaul Shalvi will identify ways to promote responsible sharing by investigating the negative ethical side-effects of focusing on trust when trading on the collaborative economy.