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NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Why Do People Volunteer? An Experimental Analysis of Preferences for Time Donations

Alexander L. Brown, Jonathan Meer, J. Forrest Williams

NBER Working Paper No. 19066
Issued in May 2013

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We would like to thank the Texas A&M Humanities and Social Science Enhancement of Research Capacity Program, Texas A&M College of Liberal Arts Seed Grant Program, and the College of Liberal Arts at Texas A&M for providing generous financial support for our research. We have benefited from comments by Catherine Eckel, Ericka Farret, and seminar participants at Chapman University, the University of California - San Diego, Washington State University and the 2012 North American Economic Science Association Meetings. We would also like to thank Xiaoyuan Wang and Jeremy West for helping to conduct the sessions. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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