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A comment on framing effects in linear public good games

Cartwright, Edward (2016) A comment on framing effects in linear public good games. Journal of the Economic Science Association, . pp. 1-12. ISSN 2199-6776. E-ISSN 2199-6784. (doi:10.1007/s40881-016-0024-8) (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:55095)

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A number of recent papers have looked at framing effects in linear public good games. In this comment, I argue that, within this literature, the distinction between give-take and positive–negative framing effects has become blurred, and that this is a barrier towards understanding the experimental evidence on framing effects. To make these points, I first illustrate that frames can differ along both an externality and choice dimension. I then argue that the existing evidence is consistent with a strong positive–negative framing effect but no give-take framing effect on average contributions.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1007/s40881-016-0024-8
Uncontrolled keywords: Framing, public good, give, take, cooperation
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Human and Social Sciences > School of Economics
Depositing User: Edward Cartwright
Date Deposited: 21 Apr 2016 13:09 UTC
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2022 12:20 UTC
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