Week in Ideas: Spotlight on Philanthropic Giving

Source: The Wall Street Journal

Date: March 9th 2012

John List's field experiment work in philanthropic giving is featured in The Wall Street Journal's "Week in Ideas." The Wall Street Journal concludes from Johhn List and co-authors' recently published article on avoiding the ask, that 'more than half of all face-to-face donations are basically payments to avoid social embarrassment.' Social pressure is a major component of the complex decision to give.  

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