Does the size of the action set matter for cooperation?
AbstractWe use the voluntary contribution mechanism to investigate whether smaller action sets lead to higher cooperation rates. We find that this is the case for groups of four players.
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Volume (Year): 104 (2009)
Issue (Month): 3 (September)
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Action set Voluntary contribution mechanism Prisoner's dilemma;
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- Lata Gangadharan & Nikos Nikiforakis, 2009. "Does the Size of the Action Set Matter for Coorperation," Department of Economics - Working Papers Series 1072, The University of Melbourne.
- C92 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Design of Experiments - - - Laboratory, Group Behavior
- D70 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - General
- H41 - Public Economics - - Publicly Provided Goods - - - Public Goods
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