2013 SPI Annual Conference Presentations

Here are the slides and video of presentations from the 2013 SPI Conference from Friday Oct 18th and Saturday Oct 19th 2013

Friday, Oct 18th 2013
9:15 - 10:45
Parallel Session 1
"Behavioral Economics: The Tools of the Trade"
Chairs: Anya Samek & Michael Price

Behavioral Economics: Tools
    Anya Samek, University of Wisconsin-Madison  Slides

EDF Panel Discussion
    Michael Price, Georgia State University
    David Acup, Environmental Defense Fund
    Emily Lauten, Chapman Cubine Adams & Hussey
Methods in the Laboratory
Chair: Dan Houser  Slides

"Intuitive Generosity and Error Prone Inference from Decision Time"
    Maria Recalde, University of Pittsburgh  Slides

"Transactions Costs and Inertia in Charitable Giving"
    Stephen Knowles, University of Otago  Slides

"Taking, Giving, and Impure Altruism in Dictator Games"
    Edward L. Millner, Virginia Commonwealth University  Slides

"Care Provision: An Experimental Investigation"
    Angela De Oliveira, University of Massachusetts, Amherst  Slides
10:45 - 11:00
11:00 - 12:30
Parallel Session 2
The Undiscovered Economics of Charitable Fundraising
Chair: John List

"Fundraising through Online Social Networks: A Field Experiment on Peer-to-Peer Solicitation"
    Ragan Petrie, George Mason University  Slides

    Uri Gneezy, University of California, San Diego

"Evidence on Philanthropy from Alumni Giving"
    Jonathan Meer, Texas A&M University
Tools in Charitable Fundraising
Chair: Andreas Lange

"Unit-asking: A Costless Method to Boost Donations"
     Christopher Hsee, University of Chicago  Slides

"Sign Me Up! A Model and Field Experiment on Volunteering"
    Erte Xiao, Carnegie Mellon University  Slides

"Auctions for Charity: The Curse of the Familiar"
    Jeffrey Carpenter, Middlebury College  Slides

"The Effect of Feedback on Performance of Charity Auctions"
    Svetlana Pevnitskaya, Florida State University  Slides
12:30 - 1:45
1:45 - 3:15
Parallel Session 3
The Power of Goals and Motivation
Chair: Cynthia Jasper

"Pursuing Charity Goals with Others: Motivation Resulting from Things Done Versus Things Left Undone"
    Ayelet Fishbach, University of Chicago

"Placebic Altruism: The Equilibrium of Meaningless Giving and Meaningful Selfishness"
    Adam Waytz, Northwestern University

"The Topography of Generosity: Nonlinear Evaluations of Prosocial Actions"
    Nick Epley, University of Chicago

"If At First You Succeed, Try Something Else." Shifting Motivation in Different Stages of Pro-Social Campaigns
    Szu-chi Huang, Stanford University

Another Tribute to 25 Years of 'Warm Glow'
Chair: Daniel Hungerman

"The Price of Warm Glow"
    Robert Slonim, University of Sydney   Slides

"Why Do People Volunteer? An Experimental Analysis of Preferences for Time Donations"
    Jonathan Meer, Texas A&M University  Slides

"Working for "Warm Glow": On the Benefits and Limits of Prosocial Incentives"
    Alex Imas, University of California, San Diego  Slides
3:15 - 3:30
3:30 - 4:45
"What Do Practitioners Demand? What Can Academics Supply?"
Presented by John List, University of Chicago

Ivan Adames, Northwestern University
Grant Gilbert, World Wildlife Fund (WWF)
David Reiley, Google
Jim Rosenberg, Jewish United Fund (JUF)
Saturday, Oct 19th 2013
9:15 - 10:45
Parallel Session 4
Social Image and Identity
Chair: Michael Price

"Behavioral Experiments in Charitable Giving"
    Judd Kessler, University of Pennsylvania

"Team Competition in Online Microfinance: A Field Experiment on Kiva"
    Roy Chen, National University of Singapore

"Wallflowers: Experimental Evidence of an Aversion to Standing Out"
    Sera Linardi, University of Pittsburgh

"An Experimental Examination of Crowding Out Effects of Social Rewards"
    Paul Mills, Kent State University
Development of Generosity
Chair: Louis Putterman

"What Factors Increase Prosociality in Young Children?"
    Felix Warneken, Harvard University

"Cooperation, Sanction, and Age: Evidence from Behavior Among Children and Adolescents in Four Continents"
    Peter Martinsson, University of Gothenburg

"Social Preferences and Parental Influence in Preschooler"
    Avner Ben-Ner, University of Minnesota

"Living Up to Reputation: Cooperation in Public Good Experiments in Rural Kenyan Communities"
    Olga Rostapshova, Harvard University
10:45 - 11:00
11:00 - 12:30
Parallel Session 5
Social Influence and Transparency
Chair: Robert Metcalfe

"Good News, Bad News, and Social Image: The Market for Charitable Giving"
    Luigi Butera, George Mason University

"Social Influences on Giving in the Workplace: Evidence from a Large Natural Field Experiment"
    Michael Sanders, University of Bristol

"On Transparency and Accountability: Evidence from an Asymmetric Public Good Game"
    Andreas Lange, University of Hamburg
Cognitive Biases, Preferences and Personality
Chair: Catherine Eckel

"Mental Accounts, Selective Attention, and the Mutability of Altruism"
    David Clingingsmith, Case Western Reserve University

"Multi-attribute Risk Aversion in Charitable Giving"
    Glenn Harrison, Georgia State University

"Strong, Bold, and Kind: Self-Control and Cooperation in Social Dilemmas"
    Martin Kocher, University of Munich