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De Rationibus est Disputandum: Profiling “Warm-glowers”

Paulo A. L. D. Nunes and Laura Onofri

in Global Environmental Commons: Analytical and Political Challenges in Building Governance Mechanisms

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199656202
eISBN:
9780191742149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656202.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explores econometric analysis for capturing the relationship between a motivational variable, ‘warm glow’ for the provision of an environmental public good, and socio-economic ... More


A Formal Analysis of Incentives in Strategic Interactions Involving an International Development Cooperation Agency

Clark C. Gibson

in The Samaritan's Dilemma: The Political Economy of Development Aid

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199278855
eISBN:
9780191602863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278857.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Initial conditions in the recipient almost always reflect tragedies of the commons, public good problems, and principal-agent problems. Two broad motives/mechanisms behind the decision on the part of ... More


PRODUCTION OF IONS IN THE LIQUID

A.F. Borghesani

in Ions and electrons in liquid helium

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199213603
eISBN:
9780191707421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213603.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter describes the main techniques exploited to produce ions in the liquid. Several ingenious techniques have been devised to produce or inject electron and ions in liquid helium. The most ... More


The Valmont Effect: The Warm-Glow Theory of Philanthropy

John Elster

in Giving Well: The Ethics of Philanthropy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199739073
eISBN:
9780199855872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739073.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter raises and answers the question: Why do people give? Both altruistic and egoistic explanations for charitable giving are considered and found wanting. The chapter explores the egocentric ... More


Death-Related Literature for Children and Adolescents: Selected and Annotated, with Guidelines and Resources for Adults

Charles A. Corr

in Hospice Care for Children

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195340709
eISBN:
9780199999927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340709.003.0022
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter provides a list of recommended and annotated death-related literature for children and adolescents. These include Timothy Duck: The Story of the Death of a Friend by L.B. Blackburn, The ... More


Philosophical Times and Spaces

Hanjo Berressem

in Gilles Deleuze's Luminous Philosophy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474450713
eISBN:
9781474480840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450713.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In luminist and cinematic registers, the chapter first explicates Deleuze’s complementary chronologics of Aion and Chronos. While durational Aion is the time of luminist glow, flickering Chronos is ... More


Conclusion: White Light, White Life

Hanjo Berressem

in Gilles Deleuze's Luminous Philosophy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474450713
eISBN:
9781474480840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450713.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Shortly before his suicide, Deleuze writes “Immanence: A Life”; a short text that, like “The Actual and the Virtual,” has the feel of both testament and legacy. Unlike the former, however, it ... More


Altruism and Egoism/Warm Glow in Economics and Psychology: Building a Bridge Between Different Experimental Approaches

Mark Ottoni-Wilhelm

in Social Economics: Current and Emerging Avenues

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035651
eISBN:
9780262337915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035651.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

The same dual–motive theory that combines altruism and egoism/warm glow is used in economics to study charitable giving and in psychology to study helping behavior. However, the two disciplines have ... More


Individual Fundraising: The Power of the Personal

Abigail Payne, Kimberley Scharf, and Sarah Smith

in Social Economics: Current and Emerging Avenues

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035651
eISBN:
9780262337915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035651.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This paper presents new insights into online individual fundraising using a large dataset drawn from the UK’s largest online fundraising platform. The evidence shows that the “personal ask” is highly ... More


Superposition eyes

Michael F. Land and Dan-Eric Nilsson

in Animal Eyes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199581139
eISBN:
9780191774652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581139.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Superposition eyes produce real, erect images on a retina separated from the optical elements by a clear zone. In refracting superposition eyes, the optical elements may be lens cylinders or corneal ... More


An Economics Perspective on Treating Voluntary Programs as Clubs

Matthew J. Kotchen and Klaas van’t Veld

in Voluntary Programs: A Club Theory Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262162500
eISBN:
9780262259132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262162500.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores a means of developing a formal economic model that can situate certain elements of club theory within a model of the private provision of a public good. “Warm glow” preferences ... More


Charitable Giving and Economics

Anthony B. Atkinson

in Charitable Giving and Tax Policy: A Historical and Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198723660
eISBN:
9780191790751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723660.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter provides an overview of the literature on charitable giving in economics and on the debates surrounding optimal policies toward charitable giving, illustrated by the case study of giving ... More


Rizpah

Ekaterina E. Kozlova

in Maternal Grief in the Hebrew Bible

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198796879
eISBN:
9780191838569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796879.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter explores the account of Rizpah, a sorrowful mother, whose mournful vigil is featured at the moment of a royal dynasty’s demise and thus during a transitional phase in Israel’s history (2 ... More


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