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The Economics of Fairness, Reciprocity and Altruism – Experimental Evidence and New Theories

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  • Fehr, Ernst
  • Schmidt, Klaus M.

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Chapter written for the Handbook of Reciprocity, Gift-Giving and Altruism

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Paper provided by Free University of Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Bonn, University of Mannheim, University of Munich in its series Discussion Paper Series of SFB/TR 15 Governance and the Efficiency of Economic Systems with number 66.

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Keywords: Behavioural Economics; Other-regarding Preferences; Fairness; Reciprocity; Altruism; Experiments; Incentives; Contracts; Competition;

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