Gender Based Focal Points

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The subjects behaved significantly more “hawkish” in an experimental battle of the sexes game when the co-player was a woman compared to when it was a man. Discrimination helped the parties to coordinate and increase the average earnings in the subject group of mixed sex, compared to the unisex groups.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)292-314
JournalGames and Economic Behavior
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2000

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Economics

Free keywords

  • gender
  • focal point
  • coordination
  • discrimination
  • convention


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