A Digital Library for Microeconomics Education

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Trust, Fairness, Reciprocity, and Other-Regarding Preferences


  • Introduction to Trust, Fairness, and Reciprocity: Comparison of self-regarding and other-regarding preferences of agents; examples of other-regarding behavior.

  • Useful concepts in Trust Fairness and Reciprocity: Explanations, definitions and examples of concepts used in studying other-regarding behavior.

  • Experimental Research: Become acquainted with the most important results and interesting findings on trust, fairness, reciprocity, and other-regarding preferences and learn about the most common experimental setups.

  • Classroom Games: Classroom experiments and exercises illustrating other-regarding behavior.

  • Cataloged Resources

  • Bibliography

  • Software

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