Does being elected increase subjective entitlements? Evidence from the laboratory
AbstractIn Geng, Weiss, and Wolff(2011), we pointed to the possibility that a voting mechanism may create or strengthen an entitlement effect in political-power holders relative to a random-appointment mechanism. This comment documents that such an effect, if it exists, is not robust.
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Date of creation: 2013
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Elections; Electoral campaigns; Dictator game; Social distance; Entitlement; Experiment;
Other versions of this item:
- Arne Robert Weiss & Irenaeus Wolff, 2013. "Does being elected increase subjective entitlements? Evidence from the laboratory," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 33(1), pages 794-796.
- Arne Robert Weiss & Irenaeus Wolff, 2013. "Does being Elected Increase Subjective Entitlements? Evidence from the Laboratory," Working Paper Series of the Department of Economics, University of Konstanz 2013-19, Department of Economics, University of Konstanz.
- D72 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Political Processes: Rent-seeking, Lobbying, Elections, Legislatures, and Voting Behavior
- D03 - Microeconomics - - General - - - Behavioral Microeconomics; Underlying Principles
- C91 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Design of Experiments - - - Laboratory, Individual Behavior
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