Emotions Enforce Fairness Norms (a Simple Model of Strong Reciprocity)
No 2006/11, Working Papers in Economic Theory from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain), Department of Economic Analysis (Economic Theory and Economic History)
In experimental games, many subjects cooperate contrary to their material interest and they do that in a reciprocal manner. In addition, many subjects punish those others who behave unkindly, and previous history usually influences subjects’ choices. We propose a simple game-theoretical model to account for these and other experimental phenomena, and compare it with other models of social preferences and reciprocity.
Keywords: Emotions; Fairness; Path-Dependency; Strong Reciprocity; Social Norms (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C70 C72 D63 D64 D74 Z13 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 40 pages
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