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Are dyads conditionally cooperative? Evidence from a public goods experiment

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  • Morone, Andrea
  • Temerario, Tiziana

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We analysed dyads strategies in one-shot public goods game. By means of a laboratory experiment, using a variant of the strategy-method, we found that more than one third of the dyads are conditional cooperators, whereas 18% can be categorised as free riders.

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  • Morone, Andrea & Temerario, Tiziana, 2016. "Are dyads conditionally cooperative? Evidence from a public goods experiment," EconStor Preprints 148356, ZBW - German National Library of Economics.
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    1. Zonna, Davide, 2016. "Sprechi di cibo e tentativi di riduzione. Un caso sperimentale
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    Keywords

    Voluntary contributions; Conditional cooperation; Free riding; Strategy-method;

    JEL classification:

    • H41 - Public Economics - - Publicly Provided Goods - - - Public Goods
    • C91 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Design of Experiments - - - Laboratory, Individual Behavior

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