Replication data for: What Determines Giving to Hurricane Katrina Victims? Experimental Evidence on Racial Group Loyalty

Christina M. Fong & Erzo F. P. Luttmer
We investigate the role of racial group loyalty on generosity in a broadly representative sample of the US adult population. We use an audiovisual presentation to manipulate beliefs about the race, income, and worthiness of Hurricane Katrina victims. Respondents then decide how to divide $100 between themselves and Katrina victims. We find no effects of victims' race on giving on average. However, respondents who report feeling close to their racial or ethnic group give substantially...
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