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faculty: "FEB" and publication year: "2007"
| Author||P. Heijnen|
|Title||On the probability of breakdown in participation games|
|Title series||CeNDEF Working Paper Universiteit van Amsterdam|
|Faculty||Faculty of Economics and Business|
|Institute/dept.||FEB: Research Institute in Economics and Econometrics Amsterdam (RESAM)|
|Keywords||public good; volunteering; participation game|
|Abstract||In this paper I analyze a participation game i.e. a public good game where contributions to the public good are binary (people either participate or not participate). Although variants of this game have been studied extensively, most previous work takes the benefit of provision of the public good to be independent of the number of players that contribute and show that the probability of breakdown, i.e. the probability that no one participates, is increasing in
group size. Here this assumption is dropped. I show when the probability of breakdown is decreasing in group size and also present sufficient conditions under which the probability of
breakdown is increasing in group size. Moreover I show that for large groups this probability is non-negligible and exceeding eˉ¹ in the limit and that the expected number of participants is less than one. Also two economic examples, concerning R&D and debt overhang, are discussed.|
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