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Disaster, Aid, and Preferences: The Long-run Impact of the Tsunami on Giving in Sri Lanka

Leonardo Becchetti (), Stefano Castriota and Pierluigi Conzo ()

World Development, 2017, vol. 94, issue C, 157-173

Abstract: Do natural disasters produce effects on preferences of victims in the long run? We test the impact of the tsunami shock on generosity of a sample of Sri Lankan affected/unaffected microfinance borrowers seven years after the event.

Keywords: natural disasters; tsunami; giving; dictator game; recovery aid (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2017
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