Philipp Gerlach
Max Planck Society
Publications 8
#1Philipp Gerlach (MPG: Max Planck Society)H-Index: 2
#2Kinneret Teodorescu (Technion – Israel Institute of Technology)H-Index: 4
Last.Ralph Hertwig (MPG: Max Planck Society)H-Index: 44
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#1Anastasia Kozyreva (MPG: Max Planck Society)H-Index: 1
#2Philipp Gerlach (MPG: Max Planck Society)H-Index: 2
#1Philipp Gerlach (MPG: Max Planck Society)H-Index: 2
Do economics students behave more selfishly than other students? Experiments involving monetary allocations suggest so. This article investigates the underlying motives for the economic students’ more selfish behavior by separating three potential explanatory mechanisms: economics students are less concerned with fairness when making allocation decisions; have a different notion of what is fair in allocations; or are more skeptical about other people’s allocations, which in turn makes them less ...
#1Philipp Gerlach (MPG: Max Planck Society)H-Index: 2
#2Bastian JaegerH-Index: 1
Small changes in the framing of games (i.e., the way in which the game situation is described to participants) can have large effects on players' choices. For example, referring to a prisoner's dilemma game as the "Community Game" as opposed to the "Wall Street Game" can double the cooperation rate (Liberman, Samuels, & Ross, 2004). Framing effects are an empirically well-studied phenomenon. However, a coherent theoretical explanation of the observed effects is still lacking. We distinguish betw...