Bulletin of Economic Research, Vol. 64, No. 2, pp. 174-8
Posted: 12 Sep 2012
Date Written: 2012
This paper focuses on the friendship effect on donations in a dictator game. Our results indicate that the taste for altruism is substantially increased when friends play the role of recipients. Controlling for reciprocity there is still a significant friendship effect on donations.
Keywords: altruism, dictator game, fairness, friendship effect
JEL Classification: C99, D63, D64
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