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Competition lessens competition: an experimental investigation of simultaneous participation in a public good game and a lottery contest game with shared endowment

Godoy, Sara and Morales, Antonio J and Rodero, Javier (2013) 'Competition lessens competition: an experimental investigation of simultaneous participation in a public good game and a lottery contest game with shared endowment.' Economics Letters, 120 (3). pp. 419-423. ISSN 0165-1765

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Abstract

We experimentally analyse simultaneous behaviour in a contest game and a public good game, whose endowment is shared. Competition for resources (i) almost eliminates overbidding, without affecting public good contributions and (ii) almost eliminates the behavioural spillovers between the games.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences > Institute for Social and Economic Research
Depositing User: Jim Jamieson
Date Deposited: 05 Feb 2014 14:31
Last Modified: 16 Dec 2014 11:14
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/8706

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