This paper refers on an experiment comparing the propensity to punish unfair behavior with the desire to help the victims of unfairness, in presence of a budget constraint and without the expectation of a long-run pecuniary gain. The possibility that subjects’ behavior changes when the initial endowment is earned instead of being randomly assigned is considered.

Ottone, S. (2008). Are people Samaritans or Avengers?. ECONOMICS BULLETIN, 3(10), 1-8.

Are people Samaritans or Avengers?

OTTONE, STEFANIA
2008

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This paper refers on an experiment comparing the propensity to punish unfair behavior with the desire to help the victims of unfairness, in presence of a budget constraint and without the expectation of a long-run pecuniary gain. The possibility that subjects’ behavior changes when the initial endowment is earned instead of being randomly assigned is considered.
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Solomon's Game, third-party punishment, third-party transfer
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Ottone, S. (2008). Are people Samaritans or Avengers?. ECONOMICS BULLETIN, 3(10), 1-8.
Ottone, S
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