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Coöperatie in spelshows

van den Assem, Martijn J.; van Dolder, Dennie

Authors

Martijn J. van den Assem m.j.vanden.assem@vu.nl

Dennie van Dolder dennie.vandolder@nottingham.ac.uk



Contributors

Vincent Buskens
Editor

Ineke Maas
Editor

Abstract

In this chapter, we argue that game shows can be a useful source of data to study cooperative behavior. The unique combination of well-defined decision problems and large stakes makes game show data complementary to both experimental and field data. Over the past years, a number of TV shows have employed a vari- ant of the prisoner’s dilemma. We summarize the results of five different studies that use these shows to test a broad range of hypotheses. Finally, we discuss caveats of game show data, and contend that the potential problems are mostly not very different from those with experimental and field data.

Publication Date Jan 23, 2012
Publisher Amsterdam University Press
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Book Title Samenwerking in sociale dilemma's: voorbeelden van Nederlands onderzoek
ISBN 9789089645210
APA6 Citation van den Assem, M. J., & van Dolder, D. (2012). Coöperatie in spelshows. In V. Buskens, & I. Maas (Eds.), Samenwerking in sociale dilemma's: voorbeelden van Nederlands onderzoekAmsterdam University Press
Keywords experimental economics, natural experiment, game show, prisoner’s dilemma, cooperation, cooperative behavior, social behavior, social preferences, reciprocity, reciprocal behavior, context effects, anchoring
Copyright Statement Copyright information regarding this work can be found at the following address: http://eprints.nottingh.../end_user_agreement.pdf

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