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Replication data for: What Determines Giving to Hurricane Katrina Victims? Experimental Evidence on Racial Group Loyalty

Version
V0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Fong, Christina M.
  • Luttmer, Erzo F. P.
Publication Date
2009-04-01
Description
  • Abstract

    We investigate the role of racial group loyalty on generosity in a broadly representative sample of the US adult population. We use an audiovisual presentation to manipulate beliefs about the race, income, and worthiness of Hurricane Katrina victims. Respondents then decide how to divide $100 between themselves and Katrina victims. We find no effects of victims' race on giving on average. However, respondents who report feeling close to their racial or ethnic group give substantially more when victims are of the same race, while respondents who do not feel close to their group give substantially less. (JEL D64, J15, Q54)
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Relations
  • Is supplement to
    DOI: 10.1257/app.1.2.64 (Text)
Publications
  • Fong, Christina M, and Erzo F. P Luttmer. “What Determines Giving to Hurricane Katrina Victims? Experimental Evidence on Racial Group Loyalty.” American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 1, no. 2 (March 2009): 64–87. https://doi.org/10.1257/app.1.2.64.
    • ID: 10.1257/app.1.2.64 (DOI)

Update Metadata: 2020-05-18 | Issue Number: 2 | Registration Date: 2019-10-12

Fong, Christina M.; Luttmer, Erzo F. P. (2009): Replication data for: What Determines Giving to Hurricane Katrina Victims? Experimental Evidence on Racial Group Loyalty. Version: V0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/E113561