Essays in Empirical Public Economics


Zahn, Philipp


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URL: https://ub-madoc.bib.uni-mannheim.de/33202
URN: urn:nbn:de:bsz:180-madoc-332023
Document Type: Doctoral dissertation
Year of publication: 2012
Place of publication: Mannheim
University: Universität Mannheim
Evaluator: Grüner, Hans Peter
Date of oral examination: 8 May 2013
Publication language: English
Institution: School of Law and Economics > VWL, Wirtschaftspolitik (Grüner)
Subject: 330 Economics
Subject headings (SWD): Altruismus , Anreiz , Politische Ökonomie , Experiment , Asymmetrische Information
Keywords (English): political economy , social identity , social preferences , incentives , motivation , crowding out , trust , experiment , dictator game , asymmetric information
Abstract: This dissertation consists of three self-containted chapters which contribute to different strands of the literature in empiricial public economics and experimental economics. In Chapter 2 we investigate the relationship between macroeconomic conditions and political support for democracy in Western European countries. In Chapter 3 we analyze in a simplified Gift Exchange Game experiment whether and how group membership influences the effectiveness of control mechanisms and under which conditions control can have a detrimental effect on agents’ prosocial behavior. Finally, in Chapter 4 we test within an experimental setting whether asymmetric information influences prosocial behavior in a variant of the Dictator Game.

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