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  1. Greater Emotional Gain from Giving in Older Adults: Age-Related Positivity Bias in Charitable Giving

    Bjälkebring, Pär; Västfjäll, Daniel; Dickert, Stephan; Slovic, Paul
    Older adults have been shown to avoid negative and prefer positive information to a higher extent than younger adults. This positivity bias influences their information processing as well as decision-making. We investigate age-related positivity bias in charitable giving in two studies. In Study 1 we examine motivational factors in monetary donations, while Study 2 focuses on the emotional effect of actual monetary donations. In Study 1, participants (n = 353, age range 20-74 years) were asked to rate their affect toward a person in need and then state how much money they would be willing to donate to help this...
    (application/pdf) - 18-oct-2016

  2. Austrian Outbound Foreign Direct Investment in Europe: A spatial econometric study

    Fischer, Manfred M.; Pintar, Nico; Sargant, Benedikt
    This paper focuses on Austrian outbound foreign direct investment (FDI, measured by sales of Austrian affiliates abroad) in Europe over the period 2009-2013, using a spatial Durbin panel data model specification with fixed effects, and a spatial weight matrix based on the first-order contiguity relationship of the countries and normalised by its largest eigenvalue. Third-country effects essentially enter the empirical analysis in two major ways: first, by the endogenous spatial lag on FDI (measured by FDI into markets nearby the host country), and, second, by including an exogenous market potential variable that measures the size of markets nearby the FDI...
    (application/pdf) - 18-oct-2016

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