Environmental stressors such as noise, pollution, extreme temperatures, or crowding can pose relevant externalities in the economy if certain conditions are met. This paper presents experimental evidence that exposure to acute ambient noise decreases cooperative behavior in a standard linear public good game.
|Item Type:||Working paper|
|Series Name:||Discussion Paper Series / University of Heidelberg, Department of Economics|
|Date Deposited:||16 Apr 2014 08:18|
|Number of Pages:||21|
|Faculties / Institutes:||The Faculty of Economics and Social Studies > Alfred-Weber-Institut for Economics|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||private provision of public goods; environmental stress; noise|
|Schriftenreihe ID:||Discussion Paper Series / University of Heidelberg, Department of Economics|