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Gender and Generosity: Does Degree of Anonymity or Group Gender Composition Matter?

Charles Cadsby, Maroš Servátka and Fei Song ()
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Fei Song: Ted Rogers School of Business Management, Ryerson University

No 913, Working Papers from University of Guelph, Department of Economics and Finance

Abstract: Employing a two-by-two factorial design that manipulates whether dictator groups are single or mixed-sex and whether procedures are single or double-blind, we examine gender effects in a standard dictator game. No gender effects were found in any of the experimental treatments. Moreover, neither single- versus mixed-sex groups nor level of anonymity had any impact on either male or female behavior.

Keywords: other-regarding; selfish; generous; altruism; gender; dictator; anonymity; experiment. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C91 D64 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 18 pages
Date: 2009
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Published in Experimental Economics (2010), Vol. 13, 299-308.

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