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Repeatable Trust Game – Preliminary Experimental Results

  • Anna Motylska-KuzmaEmail author
  • Jacek Mercik
  • Aleksandra Sus
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11431)

Abstract

This paper discusses the so-called trust game between two players. Player 1 is given some amount of money, which he can transfer in some part or whole to Player 2. The value of the money he transfers will be multiplied by multiplier. Player 2 then decides how much money to transfer back to Player 1. Using computer aided system in our schematic in contrast to the previous research devoted to such games, it is possible (and intentionally it was done) to repeat the matches of the same player pairs with both the same and changed values of general game parameters, i.e. basic amount of money, as well as multiplier. Note also that it is advisable to change roles in individual pairs, i.e. to be the first or the second player, so that it is possible to examine players’ behaviour in the awareness of the role played in a given game not only at a given moment, but also taking into account possible roles in the future. In the classic approach to the trust game, there was no such possibility

Keywords

Trust game Computer experiments 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.WSB University in WroclawWroclawPoland
  2. 2.Wroclaw University of EconomicsWroclawPoland

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