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Self-image and moral balancing: An experimental analysis

  • Ploner, Matteo
  • Regner, Tobias

In our experiment, a dictator game variant, the reported outcome of a die roll determines the endowment (low/high) in a subsequent dictator game. In one treatment the experimenter is present and no cheating is possible, while in another subjects can enter the result of the roll themselves. Moral self-image is also manipulated in the experiment preceding ours. The aim of this experimental set up is to analyze dynamic aspects of moral behavior.

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Volume (Year): 93 (2013)
Issue (Month): C ()
Pages: 374-383

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Handle: RePEc:eee:jeborg:v:93:y:2013:i:c:p:374-383
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