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

Well-functioning groups enforce social norms that restrain opportunism, but the social structure of a society may encourage or inhibit norm enforcement. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5040 SEP 01, 2009

Hoff, Karla; Kshetramade, Mayuresh; Fehr, Ernst

Spite and development (English)

In a wide variety of settings, spiteful preferences would constitute an obstacle to cooperation, trade, and thus economic development. This paper shows that spiteful preferences - the desire to reduce anotherapos;s material payoff for the mere purpose of increasing oneapos;s relative payoff - are surprisingly widespread in experiments conducted in one of the least developed regions in India (Uttar Pradesh). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4619 MAY 01, 2008

Fehr, Ernst; Hoff, Karla; Kshetramade, Mayuresh