Endowment inequality in public goods games: A re-examination

We present a clean test of whether inequality in endowments affects contributions to a public good. It is a clean test because, to our knowledge, it is the first to control for possible endowment effects. We find that the key adverse effect of inequality arises because the rich reduce their contribu...

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Volume: 146
Main Author: Hargreaves Heap, Shaun P
Ramalingam, Abhijit
Stoddard, Brock V
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: LAUSANNE Elsevier B.V 01.09.2016
ELSEVIER SCIENCE SA
published in: Economics letters Vol. 146; pp. 4 - 7
ORCID: 0000-0003-4301-4798
Data of publication: September 2016
ISSN: 0165-1765
1873-7374
EISSN: 1873-7374
Discipline: Economics
Subjects:
D63
D31
H41
C91
C92
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Web of Knowledge
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