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The private provision of public goods: Altruism and voluntary giving

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  • Smith, Vincent H.
  • Kehoe, Michael R.
  • Cremer, Mary E.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Public Economics.

    Volume (Year): 58 (1995)
    Issue (Month): 1 (September)
    Pages: 107-126

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    2. Diederich, Johannes & Goeschl, Timo, 2011. "Giving in a Large Economy: Price vs. Non-Price Effects in a Field Experiment," Working Papers 0514, University of Heidelberg, Department of Economics.
    3. Rene Bekkers, 2007. "Measuring altruistic behavior in surveys: The all-or-nothing dictator game," Artefactual Field Experiments 00102, The Field Experiments Website.
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