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Essays on Social Preferences

Hartig, Bjoern (2013) Essays on Social Preferences. PhD thesis, Universität zu Köln.

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    Abstract

    After giving a brief overview over the historic background on the role of social preferences in economics, I survey the existing corpus of other-regarding utility function. Next, I theoretically analyse incentives in tournaments with agents motivated by social preferences. Finally, I present an experimental study on reference points and altruism.

    Item Type: Thesis (PhD thesis)
    Creators:
    CreatorsEmail
    Hartig, Bjoernbjoernh@rtig.net
    URN: urn:nbn:de:hbz:38-53150
    Subjects: Economics
    Uncontrolled Keywords:
    KeywordsLanguage
    Social preferences, Other-regarding preferences, altruism, Economics, Behavioral economics, experimental economics, incentivesEnglish
    Faculty: Wirtschafts- u. Sozialwissenschaftliche Fakultät
    Divisions: Wirtschafts- u. Sozialwissenschaftliche Fakultät > Staatswissenschaftliches (Volkswirtschaftliches) Seminar
    Language: English
    Date: 2013
    Date Type: Publication
    Date of oral exam: 10 June 2013
    Full Text Status: Public
    Date Deposited: 10 Oct 2013 14:19:01
    Referee
    NameAcademic Title
    Ockenfels, AxelProf. Dr.
    Sliwka, DirkProf. Dr.
    Irlenbusch, BerndProf. Dr.
    URI: http://kups.ub.uni-koeln.de/id/eprint/5315

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