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dc.contributor.authorJacobsen, Karinen_US
dc.contributor.authorEika, Kari H.en_US
dc.contributor.authorHelland, Leifen_US
dc.contributor.authorLind, Jo Thorien_US
dc.contributor.authorNyborg, Karineen_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-05en_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-11-23T11:38:52Z-
dc.date.available2011-11-23T11:38:52Z-
dc.date.issued2011en_US
dc.identifier.piurn:nbn:de:101:1-201106013345en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/51893-
dc.description.abstractWe report results from a dictator game experiment with nurse students and real estate broker students as dictators, and Amnesty International as the recipient. Although brokers contributed substantial amounts, nurses contributed significantly more, on average 76 percent of their endowment. In a second part, subjects chose between a certain repetition of the experiment and a 50-50 chance of costly exit. About one third of the brokers and half of the nurses chose the exit option. While generosity was indeed higher among nurses, even when taking exits into account, the difference cannot readily be attributed to different degrees of altruism.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherIZA Bonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesDiscussion paper series // Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit 5721en_US
dc.subject.jelD10en_US
dc.subject.jelD64en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keyworddictator gameen_US
dc.subject.keywordexit optionen_US
dc.subject.keywordgenerosityen_US
dc.subject.keywordoccupational differencesen_US
dc.titleAre nurses more altruistic than real estate brokers?en_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn669340545en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US
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