How Werner Güth's ultimatum game shaped our understanding of social behavior

Eric van Damme, Kenneth G. Binmore, Alvin E. Roth, Larry Samuelson, Eyal Winter, Gary E. Bolton, Axel Ockenfels, Martin Dufwenberg, Georg Kirchsteiger, Uri Gneezy, Martin G. Kocher, Matthias Sutter, Alan G. Sanfey, Hartmut Kliemt, Reinhard Selten, Rosemarie Nagel, Ofer H. Azar

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Werner Güth's ultimatum game played a key role in the development of multiple research areas, several of which are highlighted.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)292-318
Number of pages27
JournalJournal of Economic Behavior and Organization
StatePublished - 1 Dec 2014

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
Alvin E. Roth, Stanford University, Al Roth gratefully acknowledges support from the National Science Foundation (SES 1061932).

Funding Information:
Larry Samuelson, Yale University, Larry Samuelson is grateful to the National Science Foundation (SES-1153893).

Funding Information:
Kenneth G. Binmore, University College London and University of Bristol, Ken Binmore is grateful to the European Research Council Seventh Framework Program (FP7/2007-2013), ERC Grant Agreement No. 295449.

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© 2014 Published by Elsevier B.V.


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