Limited Prosocial Response: Post‐Disaster Charitable Behavior of Public Sector Workers

SUMMARY We examined charitable giving in Japanese public sector workers during an emergency, such as a natural disaster. We used pooled data from before and after the Great East Japan Earthquake in March 2011, which amounted to approximately 3,400 observations over two years. Our empirical analysis...

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Volume: 74
Main Author: Okuyama, Naoko
Fukushige, Mototsugu
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: HOBOKEN WILEY 01.02.2021
published in: Kyklos (Basel) Vol. 74; no. 1; pp. 77 - 102
Data of publication: February 2021
ISSN: 0023-5962
1467-6435
EISSN: 1467-6435
Discipline: Social Sciences (General)
Economics
Bibliography: Naoko Okuyama (corresponding author) Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Osaka Gakuin University, 2‐36‐1, Kishibe‐minami, Suita, Osaka, 564‐8511, Japan. E‐mail: naoko.okuyama@ogu.ac.jp Mototsugu Fukushige Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Osaka University, 1‐7, Machikaneyama‐cho, Toyonaka, Osaka, 560‐0043, Japan. E‐mail: mfuku@econ.osaka‐u.ac.jp. We would like to thank the editor, David Stadelmann, and the anonymous referees for their detailed feedback and constructive suggestions that enabled us to significantly improve the paper. We are also grateful to Shinichi Kitasaka, Abigail Payne, Masaya Sakuragawa and Keiko Shimono for insightful comments. The financial supports by the Grant‐in‐Aid for Scientific Research of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) [nos. 26245041, 18K12795 and JP15K12461] and the Kikawada Foundation are also acknowledged. This research utilizes the micro data from the Preference Parameters Study of Osaka University’s 21st Century COE Program ‘Behavioral Macro‐Dynamics Based on Surveys and Experiments’, its Global COE project ‘Human Behavior and Socioeconomic Dynamics’ and JSPS KAKENHI 15H05728 ‘Behavioral‐Economic Analysis of Long‐Run Stagnation’.
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