Revisiting the antisocial punishment across societies experiment

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Title: Revisiting the antisocial punishment across societies experiment
Authors: Lucas, Pablo
Malki, Issam
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/7597
Date: May-2013
Abstract: This paper presents an alternative interpretation of an experimental public goods game dataset, particularly on the understanding of the observed antisocial behaviour phenomenon between subjects around the world. The anonymous nature of contributions and punishments are taken into account to reinterpret the experimental results by analysing dynamic behaviour in terms of mean contributions across societies and their association with antisocial punishment. Thus, by also taking into account the heterogeneity between the experimented cities, the analysis contrasts with the interpretation of one trend across cities, as the findings indicate two opposite trends in different groups of cities.
Type of material: Working Paper
Publisher: University College Dublin. Geary Institute
Copyright (published version): 2013 the authors
Keywords: Antisocial punishment;Data analysis;Behavioural economics;Experimental economics
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Geary Institute Working Papers
Sociology Research Collection

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