Inherited institutions: Cooperation in the light of democratic legitimacy

We experimentally investigate whether the procedural history of a sanctioning institution affects cooperation in a social dilemma. Subjects inherit the institutional setting from a previous generation of subjects who either decided on the implementation of the institution democratically by majority...

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Volume: 2017/1
Main Author: Langenbach, Pascal
Tausch, Franziska
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Bonn Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods 2017
published in: Preprints of the Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods Vol. 2017/1
Data of publication: 2017
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Database: EconStor
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