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Title:Ostracism and the provision of a public good PDF Logo
Authors:Maier-Rigaud, Frank P.
Martinsson, Peter
Staffiero, Gianandrea
Issue Date:2005
Series/Report no.:Preprints of the Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods 2005,24
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.
Subjects:Experiment
Public Good
Ostracism
JEL:C92
H41
Document Type:Working Paper
Appears in Collections:Preprints of the Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods

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