Are women expected to be more generous?

Aguiar, Fernando, Branas-Garza, Pablo, Cobo-Reyes, Ramón, Jiménez, Natalia ORCID: and Miller, Luis M. (2009) Are women expected to be more generous? Experimental Economics, 12 (1) . pp. 93-98. ISSN 1386-4157

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This paper analyzes if men and women are expected to behave differently regarding altruism. Since the dictator game provides the most suitable design for studying altruism and generosity in the lab setting, we use a modifed version to study the beliefs involved in the game. Our results are substantial: men and women are expected to behave dfferently. Moreover, while women believe that women are more generous, men consider women as generous as men

Item Type: Article
Research Areas: A. > Business School > Economics
Item ID: 13031
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Depositing User: Natalia Jimenez Jimenez
Date Deposited: 14 Feb 2014 11:26
Last Modified: 03 Apr 2019 17:33

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