A voluntary contribution experiment with one-way communication and income heterogeneity
AbstractOne-way communication has been found to substantially increase contributions in linear voluntary contribution mechanisms. We confirm the robustness of this result in the presence of income heterogeneity.
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Public goods experiment; Cheap talk; Heterogeneous en- dowments;
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