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Bargaining and Dilemma Games: From Laboratory Data Towards Theoretical Synthesis

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  • Gary Bolton

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Bargaining and dilemma games have developed in experimental economics as fairly separate literatures. More than a few analysts are now persuaded that the patterns of behavior in these games are closely related, and considerable effort is being put into a search for models that bridge the gap between the two types of games. I focus on a handful of models that, when taken together, outline the conceptual issues, and provide a sense of the progress that has already been made. Copyright Kluwer Academic Publishers 1998

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Experimental Economics.

Volume (Year): 1 (1998)
Issue (Month): 3 (December)
Pages: 257-281

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Handle: RePEc:kap:expeco:v:1:y:1998:i:3:p:257-281

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Keywords: bargaining; dilemma games; bounded rationality; learning; motivation;

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