• In Search of Competitive Givers 

    Fielding, David; Knowles, Stephen; Peeters, Ronald
    Much of the theoretical and experimental research on charitable giving allows for three main types of donor: pure altruists, impure altruists, and pure warm-glow givers. For none of these types should donations be increasing ...
  • Number of bidders and the winner’s curse 

    Peeters, Ronald; Tenev, Anastas P.
    Within an affiliated value auction setting, we study the relationship between the number of bidders and the winner’s curse in terms of its occurrence and its expected harm. From a design perspective, we find that both ...
  • Simple guilt and cooperation 

    Peeters, Ronald; Vorsatz, Marc
    We introduce simple guilt into a generic prisoner’s dilemma (PD) game and solve for the equilibria of the resulting psychological game. It is shown that for all guilt parameters, it is a pure strategy equilibrium that both ...