Threshold Effects in Prosocial Contributions

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Erin Metz McDonnell
Notre Dame du Lac Associate Professor of Sociology
Kellogg Institute Faculty Fellow

James Rauch
Professor of Economics
University of California-San Diego

Justin Abraham
PhD Candidate, Economics
University of California-San Diego

This paper represents an Interdisciplinary collaboration between a sociologist and two economists in an experiment looking at theoretical question of importance to public administration using an experimental game grounded in economics theory about conditional cooperation.

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Erin Metz McDonnell

Erin McDonnell is the Notre Dame du Lac Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Notre Dame. She is a theorist whose research engages Organizational, Political, Cultural, and Economic Sociology. Her work focuses on how social organization affects economic outcomes, from consumer groups to administrative capacity in African states...
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