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Ostracism and the Provision of a Public Good, Experimental Evidence

Frank Maier-Rigaud (), Peter Martinsson and Gianandrea Staffiero
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Gianandrea Staffiero: IESE Business School, University of Navarra

No 2005_24, Discussion Paper Series of the Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods from Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods

Abstract: We analyze the effects of ostracism on cooperation in a linear public good experiment. Our results show that introducing ostracism increases contributions. Despite reductions in group size due to ostracism, the net effect on earnings is positive and significant.

Keywords: Experiment; Public Good; Ostracism (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C92 H41 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 9 pages
Date: 2005-11
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-cbe, nep-exp and nep-pbe
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