Spite and Cognitive Skills in Preschoolers

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Elisabeth Bügelmayer; C. Katharina Spieß;
(2011)
  • Publisher: Berlin: Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (DIW)
  • Subject: C99 | Kognition | Deutschland | cognitive skills | child experiments | Soziale Beziehungen | J24 | D3 | other-regarding preferences | Kinder | Spite | household survey studies | C90 | Spite, other-regarding preferences, cognitive skills, child experiments, household survey studies | Soziales Verhalten
    • jel: jel:C99 | jel:C90 | jel:J24 | jel:D3
      ddc: ddc:330

Although spiteful preferences play a crucial role in the development of human large-scale cooperation, there is little evidence on spiteful behavior and its determinants in children. We investigate the relationship between children's cognitive skills and spiteful behavi... View more
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