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Dictator Game

  • By: Angela Agnes Stanton
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

This entry introduces and defines the Dictator Game (DG), a commonly used game in economic experiments. The DG was first used by Robert Forsythe, Joel L. Horowitz, N. E. Savin, and Martin Sefton in 1994, in which two anonymous players split ...