On the Economics of Others

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dc.contributor.author Stark, Oded de_DE
dc.date.accessioned 2013-10-28 de_DE
dc.date.accessioned 2014-03-18T10:04:14Z
dc.date.available 2013-10-28 de_DE
dc.date.available 2014-03-18T10:04:14Z
dc.date.issued 2013 de_DE
dc.identifier.other 394818768 de_DE
dc.identifier.uri http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:bsz:21-opus-70860 de_DE
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10900/48027
dc.description.abstract We relate to others in two important ways: we care about others, and we care about how we fare in comparison to others. In some contexts, these two forms of relatedness interact. Caring about others can conveniently be labeled altruism. Caring about how we fare in comparison with others who fare better than ourselves can conveniently be labeled relative deprivation. I provide examples of domains in which the incorporation of altruism and relative deprivation can point to novel perspectives and suggest rethinking, and possibly revising, long-held views. And I show that there are domains in which consideration of relative deprivation can substitute for the prevalence of altruism, and vice versa. I conclude that this is a fascinating sphere for research on economics and social behavior. en
dc.language.iso en de_DE
dc.publisher Universität Tübingen de_DE
dc.rights ubt-podno de_DE
dc.rights.uri http://tobias-lib.uni-tuebingen.de/doku/lic_ohne_pod.php?la=de de_DE
dc.rights.uri http://tobias-lib.uni-tuebingen.de/doku/lic_ohne_pod.php?la=en en
dc.subject.classification Altruismus de_DE
dc.subject.ddc 330 de_DE
dc.subject.other Altruism , Relative deprivation , Economic and social behavior en
dc.title On the Economics of Others en
dc.type ResearchPaper de_DE
utue.publikation.fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaften de_DE
utue.publikation.fakultaet 6 Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftliche Fakultät de_DE
dcterms.DCMIType Text de_DE
utue.publikation.typ workingPaper de_DE
utue.opus.id 7086 de_DE
utue.publikation.source University of Tübingen Working Papers in Economics and Finance ; 62 de_DE

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