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Negotiating with the future: incorporating imaginary future generations into negotiations

Overview of attention for article published in Sustainability Science, December 2016
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (74th percentile)
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Title
Negotiating with the future: incorporating imaginary future generations into negotiations
Published in
Sustainability Science, December 2016
DOI 10.1007/s11625-016-0419-8
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Authors

Yoshio Kamijo, Asuka Komiya, Nobuhiro Mifune, Tatsuyoshi Saijo

Abstract

People to be born in the future have no direct influence on current affairs. Given the disconnect between people who are currently living and those who will inherit the planet left for them, individuals who are currently alive tend to be more oriented toward the present, posing a fundamental problem related to sustainability. In this study, we propose a new framework for reconciling the disconnect between the present and the future whereby some individuals in the current generation serve as an imaginary future generation that negotiates with individuals in the real-world present. Through a laboratory-controlled intergenerational sustainability dilemma game (ISDG), we show how the presence of negotiators for a future generation increases the benefits of future generations. More specifically, we found that when faced with members of an imaginary future generation, 60% of participants selected an option that promoted sustainability. In contrast, when the imaginary future generation was not salient, only 28% of participants chose the sustainable option.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 30 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 7 23%
Researcher 5 17%
Unspecified 4 13%
Professor 3 10%
Student > Ph. D. Student 3 10%
Other 8 27%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 6 20%
Unspecified 5 17%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 5 17%
Environmental Science 4 13%
Business, Management and Accounting 4 13%
Other 6 20%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 6. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 30 March 2019.
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#2,976,432
of 13,153,703 outputs
Outputs from Sustainability Science
#141
of 351 outputs
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#93,383
of 370,087 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Sustainability Science
#5
of 8 outputs
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