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Do Race and Fairness Matter in Generosity? Evidence from a Nationally Representative Charity Experiment

Christina M. Fong, Erzo F.P. Luttmer

NBER Working Paper No. 15064
Issued in June 2009

---- Acknowledgements -----

Funding by NSF (grant # 0555004 and 0555049), TESS, and Knowledge Networks is gratefully acknowledged. Erzo Luttmer also gratefully acknowledges funding from the National Institute on Aging through Grant Number T32-AG00186 to the National Bureau of Economic Research. Andra Hibbert and Kate Mikels provided excellent research assistance, Jami Gates and two charities in Tuscaloosa, AL, assisted in photographing the city and local charity recipients, and Jennifer Shultis kindly agreed to do the voice-over for the slide show. We are grateful to participants of the Middlebury workshop on the Current State of Philanthropy for helpful comments. All errors are our own. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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