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Homo aequalis: a cross-society experimental analysis of three bargaining games

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Data from three bargaining games - the Dictator Game, the Ultimatum Game, and the Third-Party Punishment Game - played in 15 societies are presented. The societies range from US undergraduates to Amazonian, Arctic, and African hunter-gatherers. Behaviour within the games varies markedly across societies. The paper investigates whether this behavioural diversity can be explained solely by variations in inequality aversion. Combining a single parameter utility function with the notion of su...

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University of Oxford Publisher's website
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Department of Economics Discussion Paper Series
Publication date:
2009-02-01
Paper number:
422
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2020-12-15

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