We show that a second-party punisher forces his peers to contribute to a public good while contributing significantly less himself. This effect increased over time and casts doubt on the prevalent prosocial interpretation of (designated) punishment behavior. •Designated punishers mitigate free ridin...
|Place of publication:||
Elsevier B.V 01.08.2017
|published in:||Economics letters Vol. 157; pp. 41 - 44|
|Data of publication:||August 2017|
|Online Access:||available in Bonn?|
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