Publicize (larger) donations and the donors, make these visible to other donors automatically or by default (allowing opt-out); make this natural and encourage this.

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Category: Social


Relevant theories: Social signaling, Reputation-seeking/prestige

Type of evidence: Causal-observational (IV etc), Field-exp-charity

Evidence strength (ad hoc assessment): 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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  • tools/visibilitypublicity.txt
  • Last modified: 2019/03/11 00:41
  • by david