Gender composition in teams

Martin Dufwenberg, Astri Muren

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Abstract

How does gender composition influence team decisions? Our evidence from a group dictator game is: (i) groups are more generous and equalitarian when women are in majority, but (ii) the most generous groups are those with two men and one woman.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)50-54
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Economic Behavior and Organization
Volume61
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2006

Keywords

  • Equalitarian
  • Gender composition
  • Generosity
  • Groups
  • Teams

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Economics and Econometrics
  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management

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