Chris Reinders Folmer

Chris Reinders Folmer is a researcher at the program Behavioural Approaches to Contract and Tort at Erasmus School of Law (ESL), Erasmus University Rotterdam. He is also affiliated with Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences (ESSB). His research is situated at the intersection of psychology, law, economics, and sociology. It gathers empirical evidence to test the validity of the assumptions that underlie law and policy. His major research themes include the effect of apology in legal disputes and the question how people weigh their self-interest against the interest of others in various social situations. More generally, his research focuses on trust, cooperation, ethics, reputation, law, and social policy.