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Dokumenttyp:
Working Paper 
Autor(en):
Jauernig, Johanna; Uhl, Matthias; Lütge, Christoph 
Titel:
The Ambivalence of Creating Peace Signals: How a Self-Binding Device Influences Aggression 
Abstract:
We investigated to which extent aggression between opponents after competition is triggered by preemptive retaliation or spite. To disentangle motives, we introduced a credible self-binding signal. In constrast to previous studies, we found that aggression against a defenceless subject plays an important role. Preemptive retaliation proofed to be another dominant motive. The role of self-binding signals to mitigate preemptive retaliation is ambivalent. They do lead to an overall de-escalation in...    »
 
Stichworte:
Competition, money burning, spite, preemptive retalia- tion, self-binding, self-commitment 
Beauftragende Einrichtung:
Experimental Ethics Lab, Peter Löscher-Stiftungslehrstuhl für Wirtschaftsethik 
Jahr:
2016 
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