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Replication data for: The Compromise Game: Two-Sided Adverse Selection in the Laboratory

Version
1
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Carrillo, Juan D.
  • Palfrey, Thomas R.
Publication Date
2009-02-01
Description
  • Abstract

    We analyze a game of two-sided private information where players have privately known "strengths" and can decide to fight or compromise. If either chooses to fight, the stronger player receives a high payoff and the weaker player receives a low payoff. If both choose to compromise, each player receives an intermediate payoff. The only equilibrium is for players to always fight. In our experiment, we observe frequent compromise, more fighting the lower the compromise payoff and less fighting by first than second movers. We explore several theories of cognitive limitations in an attempt to understand these anomalous findings. (JEL C91, D82)
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Relations
  • Is supplement to
    DOI: 10.1257/mic.1.1.151 (Text)
Publications
  • Carrillo, Juan D, and Thomas R Palfrey. “The Compromise Game: Two-Sided Adverse Selection in the Laboratory.” American Economic Journal: Microeconomics 1, no. 1 (January 2009): 151–81. https://doi.org/10.1257/mic.1.1.151.
    • ID: 10.1257/mic.1.1.151 (DOI)

Update Metadata: 2020-05-18 | Issue Number: 2 | Registration Date: 2019-10-13

Carrillo, Juan D.; Palfrey, Thomas R. (2009): Replication data for: The Compromise Game: Two-Sided Adverse Selection in the Laboratory. Version: 1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/E114312V1