Parochial altruism in inter-group conflicts
AbstractWe investigate parochial altruism, the combination of in-group altruism and out-group hostility, in an experimental conflict game preceded by a prisoner’s dilemma. Our data are consistent with parochial altruism, but cannot be explained by in-group pro-sociality or out-group hostility alone.
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Parochial altruism; Conflict; Experiments;
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