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Democratic Punishment in Public Good Games with Perfect and Imperfect Observability
(Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID), 2015-08-26)
In the context of repeated public good contribution games, we experimentally investigate the impact of democratic punishment, when members of a group decide by majority voting whether to inflict punishment on another member, ...
The Case for Nil Votes: Voter Behavior Under Asymmetric Information in Compulsory and Voluntary Voting Systems
(Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID), 2015-12-02)
We experimentally study the impact of adding an explicit nil vote option to the ballot in both compulsory and voluntary voting settings. We investigate this issue in an informational voting setting, in which some voters ...
How Individual Preferences Get Aggregated in Groups - An Experimental Study
(Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID), 2013-09-19)
This paper experimentally investigates how individual preferences, through unrestricted deliberation, get aggregated into a group decision in two contexts: reciprocating gifts, and choosing between lotteries. In both contexts ...