Voluntary contributions to a dynamic public good: Experimental evidence

Charles Noussair, Cindy Soo

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Abstract

We explore whether voluntary contributions to a public good decline over time when the return on contributions is a function of decisions in previous periods. We find that average contributions decline to low levels in only a minority of groups.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)71-77
Number of pages7
JournalEconomics Letters
Volume98
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2008
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Dynamic
  • Experiment
  • Public good

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Finance
  • Economics and Econometrics

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