Are Teams Less Inequality Averse than Individuals?

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He, Haoran ; Villeval, Marie Claire (2014)
  • Publisher: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Bonn
  • Subject: D63 | D03 | team | preference aggregation | team, inequity aversion, preference aggregation, social image, experiment | experiment | inequity aversion | C91 | C92 | D72 | social image
    • jel: jel:D63 | jel:D03 | jel:C92 | jel:C91 | jel:D72
      ddc: ddc:330

We compare inequality aversion in individuals and teams by means of both within- and between-subject experimental designs, and we investigate how teams aggregate individual preferences. We find that team decisions reveal less inequality aversion than individual initial ... View more
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