The uncontrolled social utility hypothesis revisited

Carsten Schmidt, Ro'i Zultan

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The experiment disentangles communication and social effect in face-to-face communication. The results question the previous interpretation of communication effects in ultimatum bargaining, and suggest that separate processes, both of a strategic and of an affective-social nature induce cooperative outcomes.

Original languageEnglish
JournalEconomics Bulletin
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1 Dec 2005
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Economics, Econometrics and Finance (all)


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