How Is Donation Behaviour Affected By The Donations Of Others?

Martin, Richard; Randal, John, (2008). How Is Donation Behaviour Affected By The Donations Of Others?. Journal Of Economic Behavior & Organization, 67, 1, 228–238.

Keywords: Conditional coope, Public goods, Social influence, field experiments, philanthropy, social influences, natural field experiment


Type of evidence: Field-exp-charity

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Pre-filled boxes with mix of coins. bills etc. Tracked contributions by visitors to gallery. Coins –> larger number of smaller contributions. Bills –> fewer, larger contributions.


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