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Charity, Publicity, and the Donation Registry
The Economists' Voice (2006)
  • Robert Cooter
  • Brian J Broughman, University of California, Berkeley
Many Americans donate little or nothing to charity, but according to Robert Cooter and Brian Broughman, our social environment is the cause, not human nature. They propose a small policy change to increase transparency and elicit generosity inspired by experimental evidence about the nature of giving.
  • charity,
  • charities,
  • donations,
  • contributions,
  • publicity,
  • information,
  • donation registry,
  • social norms,
  • social goods
Publication Date
November, 2006
Citation Information
Robert Cooter and Brian J Broughman. "Charity, Publicity, and the Donation Registry" The Economists' Voice Vol. 2 Iss. 3 (2006)
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