Common Good

Robin Low
4 min readDec 4, 2022

Social scientists ran an experiment called the public good game. A participant along with nine strangers are given five one-dollar bills, they are told that they can keep all of them and take them home. Alternatively, they could also contribute anonymously any of the dollars to a “public good pot.” Each dollar contributed will be doubled by the experimenters, and then the pot will be divided equally among the ten players. If everyone contributes all five dollars…

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Robin Low

Author, Traveler, Innovator. Focuses on Social Impact and Innovation.