Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Essays in Prosocial Behavior
by Basavanhally, Naveen Nagesh, Ph.D., University of California, San Diego, 2019, 112; 13427167
Abstract (Summary)

This dissertation examines empirical questions related to charitable giving and prosocial behavior. Chapter 1 examines the effect of mandated choice on organ donation registration rates. Chapter 2 examines the association between intra-household bargaining and charitable giving. Chapter 3 takes a machine learning approach to predict the likelihood of households engaging in intra-household bargaining.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Watson, Joel, Krishnan, Viswanathan
Commitee: Bharadwaj, Prashant, Cullen, Julie, Erat, Sanjiv
School: University of California, San Diego
Department: Economics
School Location: United States -- California
Source: DAI-A 80/08(E), Dissertation Abstracts International
Subjects: Behavioral psychology, Economics
Keywords: Applied microeonomics, Charitable giving, Mandated choice, Organ donation, Prosocial behavior
Publication Number: 13427167
ISBN: 978-1-392-02045-6
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