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Caste and punishment : the legacy of caste culture in norm enforcement (English)

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Well-functioning groups enforce social norms that restrain opportunism, but the social structure of a society may encourage or inhibit norm enforcement. This paper studies how the exogenous assignment to different positions in an extreme social hierarchy... See More +

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  • Hoff, Karla; Kshetramade, Mayuresh; Fehr, Ernst;
  • 2009/09/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS5040
  • 1
  • 1
  • World
  • The World Region
  • 2010/07/01
  • Caste and punishment : the legacy of caste culture in norm enforcement
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