Charitable giving under inequality aversion


DERİN GÜRE P. , Uler N.

ECONOMICS LETTERS, vol.107, no.2, pp.208-210, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SSCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 107 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.econlet.2010.01.026
  • Title of Journal : ECONOMICS LETTERS
  • Page Numbers: pp.208-210

Abstract

We use General Social Survey data to test our theory's prediction that voluntary giving increases with inequality aversion for high income individuals, and that the opposite is true for low income individuals. We find strong support for our theoretical predictions. Published by Elsevier B.V.