Call for published literature (CoDa)

We are in the process of searching and coding the entire history of lab and field research on human cooperation using social dilemmas. Our goal is to establish an open access database and platform where researchers can perform a targeted search of the literature and efficiently conduct their own on demand meta-analyses on cooperation.

We are aiming to include all published studies in the history of research on this topic. If you have any published documents fulfilling the criteria summarized below that are not included in our list of references, we would be very grateful if you could share the reference of the document (author(s), year, title).

Here is the list of references included in CoDa:

The deadline for a submission is September 15th 2019.

Criteria for inclusion:

* Assessment of behavior in at least one economic social dilemma game (i.e., Public Goods Game, Common’s Dilemma, Prisoner’s Dilemma, or variants of these such as Intergroup Prisoner’s Dilemma, 3-Choice Prisoner’s Dilemma, 4-Coin Give Some Dilemma)

* Publication date no later than 2017

* Human participants (e.g., no simulation studies or studies involving animals)

* Documents written in English, Chinese, or Japanese

If you have any published documents (including journal articles, working papers, book chapters, or doctoral dissertations) fulfilling these criteria, please share the reference via the following link:

In case you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us (

Thank you very much in advance for your help!