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dc.contributor.authorRondeau, Danielen_US
dc.contributor.authorList, John A.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2008-07-02en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-07-07T11:28:52Z-
dc.date.available2010-07-07T11:28:52Z-
dc.date.issued2008en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/34777-
dc.description.abstractThis study designs a natural field experiment linked to a controlled laboratory experiment to examine the effectiveness of matching gifts and challenge gifts, two popular strategies used to secure a portion of the $200 billion annually given to charities. We find evidence that challenge gifts positively influence contributions in the field, but matching gifts do not. Methodologically, we find important similarities and dissimilarities between behavior in the lab and the field. Overall, our results have clear implications for fundraisers and provide avenues for future empirical and theoretical work on charitable giving.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aInstitute for the Study of Labor (IZA) |cBonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aIZA Discussion Papers |x3278en_US
dc.subject.jelC93en_US
dc.subject.ddc360en_US
dc.subject.keywordCharitable givingen_US
dc.subject.keywordthreshold public goodsen_US
dc.subject.keywordfundraisingen_US
dc.subject.keywordfield experimentsen_US
dc.subject.stwWohltätigkeiten_US
dc.subject.stwSpendensammlungen_US
dc.subject.stwPrivater Transferen_US
dc.subject.stwGemeinnützigkeitsrechten_US
dc.subject.stwKonditionenen_US
dc.subject.stwWohlfahrtseffekten_US
dc.subject.stwTesten_US
dc.subject.stwUSAen_US
dc.titleMatching and challenge gifts to charity: evidence from laboratory and natural field experimentsen_US
dc.type|aWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn559866623en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-

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