The pleasure of being nasty
Klaus Abbink and
Abdolkarim Sadrieh ()
Economics Letters, 2009, vol. 105, issue 3, 306-308
We introduce the joy-of-destruction game. Two players each receive an endowment and simultaneously decide on how much of the other player's endowment to destroy. In a treatment without fear of retaliation, money is destroyed in almost 40% of all decisions.
Keywords: Spite; Nastiness; Money-burning; Anti-social; behavior (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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