Endogenous Timing in Contests with Group-Specific Public-Goods Prizes

Author: Jong Hwa Lee

I analyze the two-group contest with the group-specific public-goods prize when each player decides on the timing of their moves endogenously and individually. Unlike the previous papers, I show that free riders suffer a damage in the endogenous-timing framework because the decision on the endogenous timing adversely affects the behavior of free riders, by making them more egotistical.


Journal: Theoretical Economics Letters
DOI: 10.4236/tel.2017.76112 (PDF)
Paper Id: 79422 (metadata)

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