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dc.contributor.authorRegner, Tobiasen_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-05-12en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-05-14T11:14:02Z-
dc.date.available2010-05-14T11:14:02Z-
dc.date.issued2009en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/31762-
dc.description.abstractWe analyse pricing, effort and tipping decisions in the online service Google Answers. While users set a price for the answer to their question ex ante, they can additionally give a tip to the researcher ex post. In line with the related experimental literature we find evidence that tipping is motivated by reciprocity, but also by reputation concerns among frequent users. Moreover, researchers seem to adjust their eþort based on the user.s previous tipping behaviour. An efficient sorting takes place when enough tip history is available. Users known for tipping in the past receive higher effort answers, while users with an established reputation for non-tipping tend to get low effort answers. In addition, we analyse how tipping is adopted when the behavioural default is not to tip and estimate minimum levels for the fraction of genuine reciprocator and imitator types.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherUniversität Jena und Max-Planck-Institut für Ökonomik Jenaen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesJena economic research papers 2009,035en_US
dc.subject.jelC24en_US
dc.subject.jelC70en_US
dc.subject.jelC93en_US
dc.subject.jelD82en_US
dc.subject.jelL86en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordsocial preferencesen_US
dc.subject.keywordreciprocityen_US
dc.subject.keywordmoral hazarden_US
dc.subject.keywordreputationen_US
dc.subject.keywordInterneten_US
dc.subject.keywordpsychological game theoryen_US
dc.subject.stwInformationsdienstleistungen_US
dc.subject.stwInterneten_US
dc.subject.stwBetriebliche Preispolitiken_US
dc.subject.stwMoral Hazarden_US
dc.subject.stwPrestigeen_US
dc.subject.stwReziprozitäten_US
dc.subject.stwSoziale Wohlfahrtsfunktionen_US
dc.subject.stwSpieltheorieen_US
dc.subject.stwWelten_US
dc.titleSocial preferences?: Google answers!en_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn599561297en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
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