Anger Management: Aggression and Punishment in the Provision of Public Goods.

Gee, Laura Katherine.
Lyu, Xinxin.
Urry, Heather.
2017.

The ability to punish free-riders can increase the provision of public goods. However, sometimes, the benefit of increased public good provision is outweighed by the costs of punishments. One reason a group may punish to the point that net welfare is reduced is that punishment can express anger about free-riding. If this is the case, then tools that regulate emotions could decrease the use of puni... read more

Subjects
Public goods.
Punishment.
Free rider problem (Economics)
Emotions.
Tufts University. Department of Economics.
Tufts University. Department of Psychology.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/012389
Original publication
Gee, L.K.; Lyu, X.; Urry, H. Anger Management: Aggression and Punishment in the Provision of Public Goods. Games 2017, 8, 5. doi:10.3390/g8010005.
ID: tufts:22286
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