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Document type:
Working Paper 
Author(s):
Jauernig, J.; Uhl, M.; Lütge, C. 
Non-TUM Co-author(s):
Nein 
Cooperation:
Title:
Competition-Induced Punishment of Winners and Losers: Who Is the Target? 
Abstract:
We elicit punishment after competition. Our experiment creates a setting in which winners and losers are assigned in a pairwise speed-based calculation task. As in Abbink and Sadrieh’s (2009) joy-of-destruction game punishment is executed by burning parts of another participant’s endowment. We manipulate the target of punishment to investigate whether it is driven by discrimination of the direct opponent, the outgroup or by joy of destruction. Furthermore, we analyze the role that the clarity...    »
 
Keywords:
Competition, social comparison, winners, losers, joy of destruction, money burning 
Intellectual Contribution:
Discipline-based Research 
Contracting organization:
Experimental Ethics Lab, Peter Löscher-Stiftungslehrstuhl für Wirtschaftsethik 
Year:
2016 
Monat:
Jun 
Pages:
26 
Language:
en 
TUM Institution:
Experimental Ethics Lab, Peter Löscher-Stiftungslehrstuhl für Wirtschaftsethik 
Format:
Text 
Key publication:
Nein 
International:
Ja 
Commissioned:
not commissioned 
Interdisciplinarity:
Nein