A Review on Research of Fairness Concerns in Economic Distribution

智鹏 曹
2015 Advances in Psychology  
The hypothesis of rational economic man in classical economics assumes that people always want to maximize their gains and minimize their losses. However, the behavioral results of classical paradigms in behavioral economics like Ultimatum Game and Dictator Game have suggested that people's behaviors in economic distribution are not in line with the rational assumption, and they are likely to make irrational choices. People tend to avoid unfairness in distribution, and even punish unfairness
more » ... unish unfairness proposers at the cost of their benefits. The present paper reviews the use of Ultimatum Game and Dictator Game in the psychology and neuroscience studies and relevant results.
doi:10.12677/ap.2015.54030 fatcat:7ai3fcjlcraxbnmvcz45ow45ue