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Monetary and Non-monetary Punishment in the Voluntary Contributions Mechanism

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  • Masclet, D.
  • Noussair, C.
  • Tucker, S.
  • Villeval, M.C.

In this paper we replicate and extend the experiment of Fehr and Gaechter (2000) that analyzes the effect of an opportunity to punish others on the level contributions in the Voluntary Contributions Mechanism.

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Paper provided by Purdue University, Department of Economics in its series Purdue University Economics Working Papers with number 1141.

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Length: 44 pages
Date of creation: Feb 2001
Handle: RePEc:pur:prukra:1141
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