Replication data for: Why Do People Give? Testing Pure and Impure Altruism

Mark Ottoni-Wilhelm, Huan Xie & Lise Vesterlund
Researchers measure crowd-out around one level of charity output to identify whether giving is motivated by altruism and/or warm-glow. However, crowd-out depends on output, implying first that the power to reject pure altruism varies, and second that a single measurement of incomplete crowd-out can be rationalized by many different preferences. By instead measuring crowd-out at different output levels, we allow both for identification and for a novel and direct test of impure altruism. Using a...
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