Conditional Punishment

29 Pages Posted: 2 Mar 2014 Last revised: 15 Sep 2016

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Kenju Kamei

Durham University - Department of Economics and Finance

Date Written: May 21, 2014


We elicit human conditional punishment types by conducting experiments. We find that their punishment decisions to an individual are on average significantly positively proportional to other members’ punishment decisions to that individual.

Keywords: cooperation, punishment, experiments

JEL Classification: C91, C92, D70, H41

Suggested Citation

Kamei, Kenju, Conditional Punishment (May 21, 2014). Available at SSRN: or

Kenju Kamei (Contact Author)

Durham University - Department of Economics and Finance ( email )

Durham, DH1 3HY
United Kingdom

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