Reluctant Recyclers: Social Interaction in Responsibility Ascription

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Brekke, Kjell Arne ; Kipperberg, Gorm ; Nyborg, Karine (2009)
  • Publisher: Oslo: University of Oslo, Department of Economics
  • Subject: Voluntary contributions; duty-orientation; recycling; joint FIML estimation | Selbstverpflichtung | D64 | D12 | D11 | duty-orientation | Norwegen | Recycling | joint FIML estimation | Soziale Beziehungen | Q53 | Altruismus | Verantwortung | Unvollkommene Information | Voluntary contributions | Schätzung
    • jel: jel:D11 | jel:D64 | jel:D12 | jel:Q53
      ddc: ddc:330

Several studies have demonstrated that individual contributions to public goods are increasing in others’ contributions. The underlying causes for this, however, are not yet fully understood. We present a model of duty-orientation in which moral responsibility is learne... View more
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