In standard economic theory human beings are portrayed as selfish money-maximizing actors. This book investigates the conditions under which people deviate from this prediction and when they are prepared to contribute to the common good in more altruistic fashion.
Meier, Stephan. The Economics of Non-selfish Behaviour: Decisions to Contribute Money to Public Goods. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, 2006.
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