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Third-party Manipulation of Conflict: An Experiment

Evdokimov, P and Garfagnini, Umberto (2017) Third-party Manipulation of Conflict: An Experiment Experimental Economics.

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Abstract

We design a laboratory experiment in which an interested third party endowed with private information sends a public message to two con icting players, who then make their choices. We nd that third-party communication is not strategic. Nevertheless, a hawkish message by a third party makes hawkish behavior more likely while a dovish message makes it less likely. Moreover, how subjects respond to the message is largely una ected by the third party's incentives. We argue that our results are consistent with a focal point interpretation in the spirit of Schelling.

Item Type: Article
Subjects : Economics
Divisions : Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > School of Economics
Authors :
NameEmailORCID
Evdokimov, PUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Garfagnini, Umbertou.garfagnini@surrey.ac.ukUNSPECIFIED
Date : 16 March 2017
Identification Number : 10.1007/s10683-017-9523-6
Copyright Disclaimer : The final publication is available at Springer via http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10683-017-9523-6
Uncontrolled Keywords : Third-party communication, experiment, con ict game
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Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 21 Mar 2017 17:17
Last Modified : 19 Jul 2017 13:29
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/813815

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