Attraction and cooperative behavior

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Darai, Donja; Grätz, Silvia; (2013)
  • Publisher: Zurich: University of Zurich, Department of Economics
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5167/uzh-63130
  • Subject: Department of Economics | Beauty premium, gender, stereotypes, attractiveness, cooperation, Attraktion (Psychologie), Gefangenendilemma, Spieltheorie, Stereotypen, Kooperation | Kooperatives Spiel | beauty premium | Beauty premium, gender, stereotypes, attractiveness, cooperation | 330 Economics | prisoner's dilemma | Gefangenendilemma | C71 | Z13 | D83 | Theorie | cooperation
    • jel: jel:D03 | jel:D83 | jel:C71
      ddc: ddc:330

This paper investigates the influence of physical attractiveness on cooperative behavior. We survey data from 211 episodes of a television game show and combine it with independent facial attractiveness ratings of the show's contestants. The final of the show represents... View more
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