Favouring friends

Branas-Garza, Pablo and Durán, Miguel A. and Espinosa, María Paz (2012) Favouring friends. Bulletin of Economic Research, 64 (2). pp. 172-178. ISSN 0307-3378

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Abstract

This paper focuses on the friendship effect on donations in a dictator game. Our results indicate that the taste for altruism is substantially increased when friends play the role of recipients. Controlling for reciprocity there is still a significant friendship effect on donations.

Item Type: Article
Keywords (uncontrolled): altruism, dictator game, fairness, friendship effect
Research Areas: A. > Business School > Economics
Item ID: 10222
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Depositing User: Pablo Branas Garza
Date Deposited: 15 Apr 2013 11:25
Last Modified: 19 Apr 2017 09:45
URI: http://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/10222

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