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Social loafing vs. social enhancement: Public goods provisioning in real-time with irrevocable commitments

  • Goren, Harel
  • Kurzban, Robert
  • Rapoport, Amnon

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes.

Volume (Year): 90 (2003)
Issue (Month): 2 (March)
Pages: 277-290

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Handle: RePEc:eee:jobhdp:v:90:y:2003:i:2:p:277-290
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