Charitable giving under inequality aversion
AbstractWe use General Social Survey data to test our theory's prediction that voluntary giving increases with inequality aversion for high income individuals, and that the opposite is true for low income individuals. We find strong support for our theoretical predictions.
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Volume (Year): 107 (2010)
Issue (Month): 2 (May)
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Inequality aversion Charitable contributions Private provision of public goods;
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