Does category reporting increase donations to charity? A signalling game approach
Edward Cartwright () and
Amrish Patel ()
Studies in Economics from School of Economics, University of Kent
Many charities report donations using categories. We question whether such category reporting increases donations in a signalling game where a donor is either generous or not generous. Conditions are derived under which category reporting will increase giving or decrease giving. Category reporting will increase giving if the probability a donor is generous is low and/or donor preferences depend a lot on type.
Keywords: Public good; charity; category reporting; signalling. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C72 H41 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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