Nynke van Miltenburg, Vincent Buskens, and Werner Raub

Endogenous Peer Punishment Institutions in Prisoner’s Dilemmas: The Role of Noise

Note: Comments from, and discussions with, colleagues of our Utrecht group “Cooperation in Social and Economic Relations” are gratefully acknowledged. This chapter is part of the project “The Feasibility of Cooperation under Various Sanctioning Institutions,” funded by the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO, grant 400-09-159). Support for Raub was provided by NWO (PIONIER-program “The Management of Matches”; grants S 96–168 and PGS 50–370). Raub acknowledges the hospitality of Nuffield College, University of Oxford.

Abstract: We study six-person Prisoner’s Dilemmas (PDs), in which subjects ...

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