Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/83847
Authors: 
Bardhan, Pranab
Singh, Nirvikar
Year of Publication: 
2004
Series/Report no.: 
Working Papers, UC Santa Cruz Economics Department 570
Abstract: 
In a model where cooperation is beneficial, but subject to cheating, and is supported by trigger strategy punishments in a repeated game, we explore the relationship between the nature of cooperation (size and composition of coalitions) and underlying inequality in the distribution of private productive assets.
Subjects: 
inequality
self-enforcing
collective action
infrastructure
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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