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dc.contributor.authorPage, Talboten_US
dc.contributor.authorPutterman, Louisen_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-05-16en_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-09-17T11:32:01Z-
dc.date.available2012-09-17T11:32:01Z-
dc.date.issued2012en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/62659-
dc.description.abstractIn this working paper we report on two trust games: a BDM-like game which is interpreted through its use of the possibly suggestive words show up fee, sends, tripled, send back; and an uninterpreted spatial game that does not use these words suggestive or not. In the spatial game we found a considerable amount of reciprocity, which implies the words are not necessary for reciprocity. For further comparison we designed the two games to have a correspondence relation (the relation extends to the original BDM trust game). We focused on two variables - interpreted or uninterpreted and spatial or word-based. We also designed constants which were identical or near identical in the two games. We did this to reduce confounding in statistical comparisons. We found the frequency of reciprocity in the spatial game, without the suggestive words, was about the same as the frequency of reciprocity in the BDM-like game, with the suggestive words. We found iterated dominance in the spatial game was 5.5 times higher than in the BDM-like game. And we found sending the full endowment was significantly more frequent in the BDM-like game than in the spatial game.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherBrown University, Department of Economics Providence, RIen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesWorking Paper, Brown University, Department of Economics 2012-1en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.titleAn uninterpreted spatial version of the trust game: Evidence of reciprocity without suggestive words, evidence of iterated dominance self-taughten_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn715813927en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US
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