Group Competition and Personality in an Experimental Public Goods Game
AbstractThis paper introduces a variation of the public goods game where four groups compete to win prizes. It uses experiments to consider behavioral and personality aspects, enablingus to treat a new field. As for the behavioral aspect, it emerges that intra- and inter-group awareness is effective in promotingcooperation. In addition, cooperative actions are observed in a cooperative rather than uncooperative atmosphere. As for the personality aspect, the game is examined from four standpoints, namely, preference for competition, preference for risk, passion for profit, and trust in others.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Hitotsubashi University in its journal Hitotsubashi Journal of Economics.
Volume (Year): 49 (2008)
Issue (Month): 2 (December)
Public Goods Game; Experiment; Group Competition; Personality; Culture;
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- C92 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Design of Experiments - - - Laboratory, Group Behavior
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