All pay auctions and group size: Grading on a curve and other applications

•We compare auctions with 2 bidders and 1 prize to auctions with 20 bidders and 10 prizes.•Increasing the group size causes a 11.8% increase in aggregate bidding.•The increased bidding comes almost entirely from high-type bidders.•The 20-person auction has a significantly higher rank-correlation bet...

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Volume: 137
Main Author: Andreoni, James
Brownback, Andy
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: AMSTERDAM Elsevier B.V 01.05.2017
ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV
published in: Journal of economic behavior & organization Vol. 137; pp. 361 - 373
ORCID: 0000-0003-0679-2371
Data of publication: May 2017
ISSN: 0167-2681
1879-1751
EISSN: 1879-1751
Discipline: Education
Business
Economics
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Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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