Warm glow, information, and inefficient charitable giving

@article{Null2011WarmGI,
  title={Warm glow, information, and inefficient charitable giving},
  author={C. Null},
  journal={Journal of Public Economics},
  year={2011},
  volume={95},
  pages={455-465}
}
  • C. Null
  • Published 2011
  • Economics
  • Journal of Public Economics
More than 200 donors participated in a framed field experiment which consisted of a series of decisions about how to divide a gift between a set of similar charities. Most subjects simultaneously gave to multiple charities with similar missions even when the social benefit of gifts to different charities were not equal, as proxied by the matching rates applied to subjects' gifts. Taking each subject's preferences over the set of charities as given, these choices resulted in substantial… Expand

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