Leading With(Out) Sacrifice? A Public-Goods Experiment with a Super-Additive Player
12 Pages Posted: 18 Mar 2009
Date Written: March 2009
We analyse two team settings in which one member in a team has stronger incentives to contribute than the others. If contributions constitute a sacrifice for the strong player, the other team members are more inclined to cooperate than if contributions are strictly dominant for the strong player.
Keywords: Experiments, Leadership, Reciprocity, Voluntary Contribution Mechanism
JEL Classification: C91, C92, H40, H41
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