Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/26882
Authors: 
Maier-Rigaud, Frank P.
Martinsson, Peter
Staffiero, Gianandrea
Year of Publication: 
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

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