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Perceived intentionality in 2x2 experimental games

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Chuah, S and Hoffmann, J and Larner, J, Perceived intentionality in 2x2 experimental games, Bulletin of Economic Research, 68, (S1) pp. 78-84. ISSN 0307-3378 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: doi:10.1111/boer.12073

Abstract

We test experimentally whether decisions in 2 2 games with mixed equilibria depend on the co-player being nature or a human agent. Controlling for social preferences, we find differences in decisions in the chicken game and battle of the sexes but not for stag hunt and matching pennies. We attribute these to subjects' perception of the other's intentionality and disapproval avoidance in particular.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:disapproval avoidance, experiment, intentionality, strategic risk
Research Division:Economics
Research Group:Applied economics
Research Field:Experimental economics
Objective Division:Economic Framework
Objective Group:Microeconomics
Objective Field:Preference, behaviour and welfare
UTAS Author:Chuah, S (Professor Swee-Hoon Chuah)
ID Code:137132
Year Published:2016
Web of Science® Times Cited:2
Deposited By:Economics and Finance
Deposited On:2020-02-03
Last Modified:2020-02-03
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