Partners and strangers revisited

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Abstract

This study replicates Andreoni's (Journal of Public Economics, 1988, 37, 291-304) public goods experiments. The results are not consistent with simple learning, but are compatible with strategies, unlike Andreoni's original experiment. An investigation of the variance of contributions provides an organizing explanation of previous results.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)25-32
Number of pages8
JournalEconomics Letters
Volume53
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1996
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Experiments
  • Partners
  • Public goods
  • Strangers

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