The relative importance of selfishness and social capital motives
This study measures the relative importance of selfishness and social capital motives using resource allocation data collected in hypothetical surveys and non-hypothetical experiments. Social capital motives allow an agent's well-being to be influenced by his sympathetic relationships with others. The assumption that selfishness can explain nearly all resource allocations is rejected.
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Volume (Year): 41 (2012)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
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