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Title:A survey of economic theories and field evidence on pro-social behavior PDF Logo
Authors:Meier, Stephan
Issue Date:2006
Series/Report no.:Working paper series // Federal Reserve Bank of Boston 06-6
Abstract:In recent years, a large number of economic theories have evolved to explain people's pro-social behavior and the variation in their respective behavior. This paper surveys economic theories on pro-social behavior and presents evidence-mainly from the field-testing these theories. In addition, the survey emphasizes that institutional environment might significantly interact with pro?social preferences and explain some of the variation in observed pro-social behavior.
JEL:D64
C93
H41
D01
Document Type:Working Paper
Appears in Collections:Working Paper Series, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

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