Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/49667
Authors: 
Abbink, Klaus
Herrmann, Benedikt
Year of Publication: 
2009
Series/Report no.: 
CeDEx discussion paper series 2009-10
Abstract: 
We introduce two variants of the one-shot joy-of-destruction minigame (mini-JOD). Two players are endowed with the same amount of money. They simultaneously decide whether or not to reduce the payoff of the other player at an own cost. In one treatment there was a probability that Nature would destroy the opponent's money anyway. We test whether this feature reduces the moral costs of being nasty, and find that destruction rates rise significantly, despite the absence of strategic reasons
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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