Mutual advantage, conventions and team reasoning
AbstractThis paper proposes a conception of mutual advantage as a motivation for cooperative behaviour. This motivation is contrasted with the 'emotional' reciprocity that is represented in current theories of social preferences. The paper explores parallels between mutual advantage and Humean analyses of convention, and between mutual advantage and theories of team reasoning.
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Volume (Year): 58 (2011)
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- Robert Sugden, 2011. "Mutual advantage, conventions and team reasoning," Working Paper series, University of East Anglia, Centre for Behavioural and Experimental Social Science (CBESS) 11-06, School of Economics, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK..
- C72 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Noncooperative Games
- D03 - Microeconomics - - General - - - Behavioral Microeconomics; Underlying Principles
- D63 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement
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