PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS IN THE PUBLIC GOODS PROBLEM

@inproceedings{Sato1986PSYCHOLOGICALFI,
  title={PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS IN THE PUBLIC GOODS PROBLEM},
  author={Kaori Sato and Toshio Yamagshi},
  year={1986}
}
In an experiment using 60 undergraduates as subjects, members of five-person groups decided whether they would contribute their resource money to the prvision of a public good. Expectation of other members' cooperativeness (or the likelihood that thay would contribute to the provision of a public good) was manipulated by letting subjects believe that other members' cost for cooperation (the amount of resource money they were required to contribute) was high (low expectation conditon) or low… CONTINUE READING