Favouring friends

Branas-Garza, Pablo, Durán, Miguel A. and Espinosa, María Paz (2011) Favouring friends. Bulletin of Economic Research, 64 (2) . pp. 172-178. ISSN 0307-3378 [Article] (doi:10.1111/j.1467-8586.2010.00357.x)


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
Depositing User: Pablo Branas Garza
Date Deposited: 15 Apr 2013 11:25
Last Modified: 07 Jun 2018 13:44
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/10222

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