A Simple Game-Theoretic Explanation for the Relationship Between Group Size and Helping
AbstractConsistent with evidence from some psychological studies this paper shows that as there are more people who can help someone in need the lower is the probability that help is forthcoming
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by The Johns Hopkins University,Department of Economics in its series Economics Working Paper Archive with number 417.
Date of creation: 2001
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