Better to give than to receive? Altruistic provision of a global public good

Ramses H. Abul Naga, Philip Jones

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Abstract

Developed countries may gain more than developing countries from the provision of a global public good: the greater their valuation of the good, the higher the productivity of developing countries’ contributions and the more developed countries derive satisfaction from altruism.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)480-483
Number of pages4
JournalEconomics Letters
Volume115
Issue number3
Early online date2 Jan 2012
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2012

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Keywords

  • gobal public goods
  • altruism
  • efficient treaties

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