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Social Preferences in Experimental Economics

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  01 January 2022


This article explores some issues having to do with the use of experimental results from one-shot games to reach conclusions about the existence of social preferences that are taken to figure in the explanation of cooperation in repeated interactions in real life.

Philosophical Issues in Experimental Economics
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Thanks to Ken Binmore, Francesco Guala, and Talbot Page for helpful discussions.


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