Cultural Education and the Voluntary Provision of Cultural Goods: An Experimental Study
AbstractWe study the effect of the possibility of investing in cultural education on the voluntary contributions to the cultural good. Moreover, we provide treatments with different context in order to control for a possible framing effect. Our results show the absence of effect of cultural education on the contributions to the cultural good and a slight increase in the allocations of subjects’ endowments to the cultural good when the cultural context is implemented in the laboratory.
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cultural education; cultural good; framing; experiments; voluntary provision;
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- Massimo Finocchiaro Castro, 2004. "Cultural Education and the Voluntary Provision of Cultural Goods: An Experimental Study," Experimental 0404003, EconWPA, revised 27 Oct 2004.
- A13 - General Economics and Teaching - - General Economics - - - Relation of Economics to Social Values
- H41 - Public Economics - - Publicly Provided Goods - - - Public Goods
- C92 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Design of Experiments - - - Laboratory, Group Behavior
- Z10 - Other Special Topics - - Cultural Economics - - - General
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2004-04-18 (All new papers)
- NEP-CUL-2004-04-18 (Cultural Economics)
- NEP-EXP-2004-04-18 (Experimental Economics)
- NEP-URE-2004-04-18 (Urban & Real Estate Economics)
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