Better to give than to receive? Altruistic provision of a global public good
AbstractDeveloped countries may gain more than developing countries from the provision of a global public good: the greater their valuation of the good, the higher the productivity of developing countries’ contributions and the more developed countries derive satisfaction from altruism.
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Volume (Year): 115 (2012)
Issue (Month): 3 ()
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Global public goods; Altruism; Efficient treaties;
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- H41 - Public Economics - - Publicly Provided Goods - - - Public Goods
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