The pleasure of being nasty

Klaus Abbink, Abdolkarim Sadrieh

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Abstract

We introduce the joy-of-destruction game. Two players each receive an endowment and simultaneously decide on how much of the other player s endowment to destroy. In a treatment without fear of retaliation, money is destroyed in almost 40 of all decisions.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)306 - 308
Number of pages3
JournalEconomics Letters
Volume105
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes

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