When do people exploit moral wiggle room? An experimental analysis in a market setup
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KeywordsInformation avoidance; experiment; carbon offsets; moral wiggle room; ethical consumption;
- C91 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Design of Experiments - - - Laboratory, Individual Behavior
- D12 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - Consumer Economics: Empirical Analysis
- D64 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Altruism; Philanthropy; Intergenerational Transfers
- D89 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Other
- Q50 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics - - - General
NEP fieldsThis paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ENV-2019-03-25 (Environmental Economics)
- NEP-EXP-2019-03-25 (Experimental Economics)
- NEP-HPE-2019-03-25 (History & Philosophy of Economics)
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