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Table 2 The average treatment payoffs of the allocators and their recipients for the four ideal types of social orientation (in parentheses: in percentage of the OPMA type)

From: Which patients do I treat? An experimental study with economists and physicians

  Allocator's payoff
π 0
Sum of recipients'
Payoffs
i π i
Total payoff
π 0 + i π i
Type R = 1000 R = 1600 R = 1000 R = 1600 R = 1000 R = 1600
    UA 443.24 (86.8) 881.24 (92.7) 3391.20 (112.0) 5431.20 (107.0) 3834.44 (108.4) 6312.44 (104.7)
    OPMA 510.42
(100)
950.42
(100)
3027.10
(100)
5077.10
(100)
3537.52
(100)
6027.52
(100)
    NMA 505.30
(99.0)
918.04
(96.6)
2926.50
(96.7)
4665.20
(91.9)
3431.80
(97.0)
5583.24
(92.6)
    RA 433.03
(84.8)
781.76
(82.3)
2565.13
(84.7)
3983.81
(78.5)
2998.15
(84.8)
4765.57
(79.1)
  1. UA: utilitarian allocator, OPMA: own payoff-maximizing allocator, NMA: number maximizing allocator, RA: Rawlsian allocator