experimental economics

Why We Sometimes Hate the Good Guy

Everyone is supposed to cheer for good guys. We’re supposed to honor heroes, saints and anyone who helps others, and we should only punish the bad guys. But is the expression ‘no good deed goes unpunished’ really accurate? New research shows we often do, in fact, punish those who do good deeds.

4 years ago
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The truth about bonuses

New research from economists at the University of Nottingham suggests that incentive payments in the form of cash bonuses don’t […]

11 years ago
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