Essays in Prosocial Behavior
- Author(s): Basavanhally, Naveen;
- Advisor(s): Watson, Joel;
- Krishnan, Viswanathan
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This dissertation examines empirical questions related to charitable giving and prosocial behavior. Chapter 1 examines the effect of mandated choice on organ donation registration rates. Chapter 2 examines the association between intra-household bargaining and charitable giving. Chapter 3 takes a machine learning approach to predict the likelihood of households engaging in intra-household bargaining.