For Teaching

We will be updating this site regularly with resources that can be used to teach about philanthropic giving through interactive, in-class experiments and activities.


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Resources for teaching

Currently available for download:

Pro-social Preferences and Experiments – Public Goods, Dictator and Ultimatum

This unit provides instructions, record sheets and a teaching guide aimed at running a paper-and-pencil public goods game, dictator game and ultimatum game. The notes are targeted to Economics classes at the college level. This series of games have been used to teach about the importance of altruistic preferences at University of Wisconsin-Madison’s “Consumer Science 477 – Consumer and the Market” course.