Giving it now or later: Altruism and discounting
AbstractPostponing payments in the Dictator game, subjects allocate future payments between themselves and others. Since both payoffs of Dictators and Receivers are delayed equally, standard intertemporal utility maximization predicts no effect. Nevertheless, we observe negative effect of time on altruism.
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Volume (Year): 102 (2009)
Issue (Month): 3 (March)
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Altruism Discounting Dictator game Intertemporal choice;
Other versions of this item:
- C91 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Design of Experiments - - - Laboratory, Individual Behavior
- D64 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Altruism; Philanthropy
- D90 - Microeconomics - - Intertemporal Choice - - - General
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