Engineering altruism: a theoretical and experimental investigation of anonymity and gift giving

@inproceedings{Burnham2003EngineeringAA,
  title={Engineering altruism: a theoretical and experimental investigation of anonymity and gift giving},
  author={Terence C. Burnham},
  year={2003}
}
Three double blind treatments of a US$ 10 dictator game are used to examine the role of anonymity and perceptions of anonymity in pro-social behavior. One treatment has dictators viewing pictures of recipients, the second has recipients receiving pictures of dictators and the third is a pictureless control. In each treatment, more than 50 percent of dictators give US$ 0. For those dictators who give positive amounts, the modal gift is US$ 5 in each photograph treatment versus US$ 2 in the… CONTINUE READING
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