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Decomposing desert and tangibility effects in a charitable giving experiment

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  • David Reinstein & Gerhard Riener, 2012. "Decomposing desert and tangibility effects in a charitable giving experiment," Experimental Economics, Springer;Economic Science Association, vol. 15(1), pages 229-240, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:expeco:v:15:y:2012:i:1:p:229-240
    DOI: 10.1007/s10683-011-9298-0
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    Keywords

    House money effect; Experimental methodology; Tangibility; Public goods; Charitable giving; Individual choice; Altruism; C91; D03; D64;

    JEL classification:

    • C91 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Design of Experiments - - - Laboratory, Individual Behavior
    • D03 - Microeconomics - - General - - - Behavioral Microeconomics: Underlying Principles
    • D64 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Altruism; Philanthropy; Intergenerational Transfers

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