Alternative tool name:

Tool variation:

Category: Social


Relevant theories: Social signaling, Reputation-seeking/prestige

Type of evidence:

Evidence strength: 8

Main findings

Varied evidence that people 'sometimes' donate more when donations are visible (esp males) or when told of recognition possibility; larger amounts (Alpizar ea)


Practical relevance

Not a superpower; all charities can do this. However, the EA community is perhaps strong. Public pledges (Giving Pledge, GWWC…)

Use cases

Charity science p2p events


Key papers

Secondary papers

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  • Last modified: 2018/04/17 16:41
  • by katja