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Altruism, Charity, and Gifts

Lecture no. 15 from the course: Unexpected Economics

Altruism, Charity, and Gifts

Taught by Professor Timothy Taylor | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Economics & Finance Courses

Is charity always altruistic, or is giving really motivated by disguised self-interest? Examine the many possible motivations for charity, societal steps to support it, and the imbalances that occur when a recipient's valuation of a gift is markedly different from that of the giver.

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