Gender differences in volunteer activities: Evidence from German survey data

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Marcus Dittrich; Bianka Mey;
(2015)
  • Journal: Economics Bulletin,volume 35,issue 1,pages349-360
  • Subject: Volunteer activities, altruism, gender differences
    • jel: jel:J1 | jel:D6

Using unique data from a large-scale online survey conducted in Germany, we examine gender differences in volunteering for charitable organisations. Our findings suggest that men are more likely than women to engage in regular volunteer activities. Additionally, we find... View more
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