Relational Altruism and Giving in Social Groups

  title={Relational Altruism and Giving in Social Groups},
  author={Kimberley Scharf and Sarah Smith},
  journal={Microeconomics: Welfare Economics \& Collective Decision-Making eJournal},
  • K. Scharf, Sarah Smith
  • Published 1 June 2016
  • Economics
  • Microeconomics: Welfare Economics & Collective Decision-Making eJournal
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  • Economics
    SSRN Electronic Journal
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