Inequality and competitive effort: The roles of asymmetric resources, opportunity and outcomes

We investigate how individuals react to different types of asymmetries in experimental two-player Tullock contests where contestants expend resources to win a prize. We compare the effects of three different sources of asymmetry: resources, abilities and possible outcomes. We find that overall compe...

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Volume: 185
Main Author: Fallucchi, Francesco
Ramalingam, Abhijit
Rockenbach, Bettina
Waligora, Marcin
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Elsevier B.V 01.05.2021
published in: Journal of economic behavior & organization Vol. 185; pp. 81 - 96
ORCID: 0000-0003-2624-1964
0000-0003-4301-4798
Data of publication: May 2021
ISSN: 0167-2681
1879-1751
EISSN: 1879-1751
Discipline: Business
Subjects:
QRE
D31
QRE
C91
C92
D72
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: CrossRef
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