Are Protests Games of Strategic Complements or Substitutes? Experimental Evidence from Hong Kong's Democracy Movement
NBER Working Paper No. 23110
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Helpful and much appreciated suggestions, critiques and encouragement were provided by Ned Augenblick, Doug Bernheim, Arun Chandrasekhar, Ernesto Dal Bo, Matthew Gentzkow, Peter Lorentzen, Muriel Niederle, Torsten Persson, and many seminar and conference participants. Glen Ng and Meggy Wan provided excellent research assistance. Cantoni acknowledges financial support from the LMUexcellent Junior Researcher Fund and the European Research Council. The research described in this article was approved by the University of California-Berkeley Committee for Protection of Human Subjects, Protocol ID 2015-05-7571; by the Stanford University Institutional Review Board, Protocol 38481; by the University of Munich IRB, protocol 2016-11, and by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Human Participants Research Panel, submission 126. The experiment is registered on the AEA RCT registry with ID AEARCTR-0001423. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.