Title:Competition for status creates superstars : an experiment on public good provision and network formation Author(s):VAN LEEUWEN, Boris; OFFERMAN, Theo; SCHRAM, Arthur Date:2020Citation:
- Journal of the European Economic Association, 2020, Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 666–707
Type:ArticleAbstract:We investigate a mechanism that facilitates the provision of public goods in a network formation game. We show how competition for status encourages a core player to realize efficiency gains for the entire group. In a ...