Are individuals more generous in loss contexts?
François Cochard (),
Alexandre Flage (),
Gilles Grolleau () and
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François Cochard: Université de Bourgogne Franche-Comté, CRESE
Alexandre Flage: Université de Bourgogne Franche-Comté, CRESE
No 2018-02, Working Papers from CRESE
Using a loss-framed variant of the dictator game, we investigate how dictators split a loss between themselves and a recipient. In a loss context, we try to disentangle the effects of a more self-oriented preference from that of a higher social responsibility. We find that in the loss context, individuals offer more, and women offer more than men. This could be attributed to a more responsible response to a powerless recipient in a loss context.
Keywords: dictator game; loss; loss aversion; own/other-regarding preferences; social responsibility (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C91 D03 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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