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An Extension to the Model of Inequity Aversion by Fehr and Schmidt

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  • Ottone, Stefania

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  • Ponzano, Ferruccio

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The aim of this paper is to improve on the model by Fehr and Schmidt (1999) by developing a non-linear model (that leads to interior rather than corner solutions) and by taking into account that different levels of income imply different reactions of fair-minded people. We suggest to modify the inequity-aversion utility function proposed by Fehr and Schmidt by taking into account not only the difference between players' payoffs, but also their absolute value. This allows for a non-linear utility function where different stakes lead to different unique optimal interior solutions.

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Paper provided by Institute of Public Policy and Public Choice - POLIS in its series POLIS Working Papers with number 51.

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Length: 32 pages
Date of creation: Nov 2005
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Handle: RePEc:uca:ucapdv:51

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