Cultural Education and the Voluntary Provision of Cultural Goods : An Experimental Study

@inproceedings{Castro2004CulturalEA,
  title={Cultural Education and the Voluntary Provision of Cultural Goods : An Experimental Study},
  author={Massimo Finocchiaro Castro},
  year={2004}
}
We study the effect that the possibility of investing in cultural education has on the voluntary contributions to a cultural good. This is done in a two-stage public-good experiment. We also provide treatments with different context in order to control for a possible framing effect. Our results show the absence of an effect of cultural education on the contributions to the cultural good and a slight increase in the allocations of subjects’ endowments to the cultural good when the cultural… CONTINUE READING