(Tell) donors that their donations will be reported to other potential future donors. This may motivate them to get more in order to set an example and positively influence later donors.

Alternative tool name:

Tool variation: Recognition 'to influence others'

Category: Social


Relevant theories: Conformity

Type of evidence: Lab-charity, Field-exp-charity

Evidence strength (ad hoc assessment): 3

Main findings

Mixed, but still underpowered evidence (of desire for lead contributors to give more to influence others)


Practical relevance

Use cases


Key papers

Secondary papers

Contributors David Reinstein

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