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Ostracism and the Provision of a Public Good: Experimental Evidence
We analyze the effects of ostracism on cooperation in a linear public good experiment with fixed partner design. Our results show that introducing ostracism increases contribution levelsExpand
The Role of Rivalry
Despite a large theoretical and empirical literature on public goods and common-pool resources, a systematic comparison of these two types of social dilemmas is lacking. In fact, there is someExpand
Model Platonism: Neoclassical economic thought in critical light
Abstract: This article is a translation of the original German text of Hans Albert's 1963 article titled ‘Modell-Platonismus. Der neoklassische Stil des ökonomischen Denkens in kritischerExpand
Cooperation in Symmetric and Asymmetric Prisoner's Dilemma Games
We experimentally study the effect of asymmetry on cooperation in a 40 period prisoner's dilemma game in fixed partner design. We distinguish between a high and low payoff symmetric prisoner'sExpand
Competition in Hospital Services – The Policy Dimension
Health care is one of the most important public policy areas both due to the economic importance of the sector and its impact on individual well-being. Health and hospital services have historicallyExpand
Ostracism and the Provision of a Public Good - Experimental Evidence
We analyze the effects of ostracism on cooperation in a linear public good experiment with fixed partner design. Our results show that introducing ostracism increases contribution levels. DespiteExpand
Triggering inspections ex officio: Moving beyond a passive EU cartel policy
The implementation of leniency programs is considered a success both at a EU Community level and in individual member states. The paper discusses the value of ex officio investigations for cartelExpand
Excessive Prices
One of the most controversial theories of harm in competition law in general and within the category of exploitative abuses in particular is excessive prices. While many arguments have been givenExpand
Umbrella Effects and the Ubiquity of Damage Resulting from Competition Law Violations
This paper discusses the ubiquity of damage resulting from competition law violations. Umbrella pricing is considered but one instance of quantifiable damage of potentially substantial magnitudeExpand
An Experimental Investigation of Article 82 Rebate Schemes
We conduct an experiment to test standard theoretical predictions concerning switching behavior in a rebate and a discount scheme. Beyond theoretical expectations we find that rebate and discountExpand
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