Social dilemmas as exchange dilemmas

Article English OPEN
Dijkstra, Jacob; Assen, Marcel van;
  • Publisher: Corvinus University of Budapest, Institute of Sociology and Social Policy
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.14267/CJSSP.2016.02.03
  • Subject: Externalities | social dilemmas | Sociology | experiments | To be checked by Faculty | social exchange | cooperation

We develop a new paradigm to study social dilemmas, called exchange dilemmas. Exchange dilemmas arise from externalities of exchanges with third parties, and many real-life social dilemmas are more accurately modeled as exchange dilemmas rather than prisoner's dilemmas.... View more
  • References (44)
    44 references, page 1 of 5

    Axelrod, Robert (1984), The Evolution of Cooperation, New York, NY: Basic.

    Buchan, Nancy R. - Rachel T.A., Croson - Robin M. Dawes (2002), “Swift neighbors and persistent strangers: A cross-cultural investigation of trust and reciprocity in social exchange”, American Journal of Sociology Vol. 108, No 1, pp. 168-206. DOI: 10.1086/344546

    Camerer, Collin (2003), Behavioral game theory: Experiments in strategic interaction. Princeton University Press.

    Cook, Karen S. - Richard M. Emerson - Mary R. Gillmore - Toshio Yamagishi (1983), “The distribution of power in exchange networks: Theory and experimental results”, American Journal of Sociology Vol. 89, No 2, pp. 275- 305.

    Dawes, Robin M (1980), “Social dilemmas“, Annual Review of Sociology Vol. 31, pp. 187-276. DOI: 10.1146/

    Dijkstra, Jacob (2009), “Externalities in exchange networks: An adaptation of existing theories of exchange networks”, Rationality and Society Vol. 21, No 4, pp. 395-427. DOI: 10.1177/1043463109335612

    Dijkstra, Jacob - Marcel A.L.M. van Assen (2008), “Transferring goods or splitting a resource: Testing the consequences of the violation of a basic assumption in exchange research“, Social Psychology Quarterly Vol. 71, No 1, pp. 17-36.

    Dijkstra, Jacob - Marcel A.L.M. van Assen - Frans N. Stokman (2008), “Outcomes of collective decisions with externalities predicted.”, Journal of Theoretical Politics Vol. 20, No 4, pp. 415-441. DOI: 10.1177/095162980809377

    Dufwenberg, Martin - Simon Gächter - Heike Hennig-Schmidt (2011), “The framing of games and the psychology of play“, Games and Economic Behavior Vol. 73, No 2, pp. 459-478. doi:10.1016/j.geb.2011.02.003

    Fehr, Ernst - Simon Gächter (2000), “Fairness and Retaliation: The Economics of Reciprocity”, Journal of Economic Perspectives 14 (3): 159-82.

  • Metrics
Share - Bookmark