Altruism, Warm Glow and the Willingness-to-Donate for Green Electricity: An Artefactual Field Experiment

  title={Altruism, Warm Glow and the Willingness-to-Donate for Green Electricity: An Artefactual Field Experiment},
  author={Roland Menges and Carsten Schroeder and Stefan Traub},
  journal={Environmental and Resource Economics},
Abstract.The ongoing liberalization of electricity markets in most western countries forms the background of our artefactual field experiment. Using a Cheap talk design [R.G. Cummings and L.O. Taylor. American Economic Review89 (1999) 649–665] with supplementary monetary incentives, we test for presence of “warm glow” motivations [J. Andreoni. Journal of Political Economy97 (1989) 1447–1458; Economic Journal100 (1990) 464–477] in the willingness-to-donate for electricity generated from… 
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