data set for Visions fly and actions follow: Forecasting future generations’ contributions intergenerational beneficenceenhances
Decision 0 - no contribution; 1 - contribution. Treatment “post” – Forecast After; “pre” – Forecast Before; “preNP” – Forecast Before without Incentives endowment 0, endowment =50c; 1, endowment=70c history info on history sequence, being one of the following six values: BBB, BBBA, AAAB, AAA, B, A Reason Please indicate how well each of the reasons below explains the decision of how much to contribute to the next player’s stake that you made Reason1 How relevant is “the decision of the previous participant” with your decision to contribute Reason2 How relevant is “doing what is the fair thing to do” with your decision to contribute Reason3 How relevant is “the fact that the next participant gains more than I contribute” with your decision to contribute Altruism1 How would you assess your willingness to share with others without expecting anything in return, for example, your willingness to give to charity? Altruism2 Today you unexpectedly received 1000 dollars. How much of this amount would you donate to charity? Altruism3 I do not understand why people spend their lifetime fighting for a cause that is not directly beneficial for them.