Behavioral Spillovers in Multiple Games : An Experimental Study ∗

@inproceedings{Bednar2009BehavioralSI,
  title={Behavioral Spillovers in Multiple Games : An Experimental Study ∗},
  author={Jenna Bednar and Yan Chen and Tracy Xiao Liu and Scott Page},
  year={2009}
}
To gain insight into the importance of institutional context on behavior and institutional performance, we present evidence from laboratory experiments of behavioral spillovers across strategic contexts. In the experiments, subjects play two distinct games simultaneously with different opponents. We find that play in one game depends on the other game that the subject plays. In comparing play in these two game ensembles to control experiments with single games, we also find strong evidence of… CONTINUE READING