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Money burning, envy and development: An experimental case study in Ethiopia

DEV Key ContactBereket Kebede
Project Dates: 2008-2010
Project Status: Complete


The role of envy and similar social preferences like inequality aversion on agricultural innovations was examined by using experimental games in conjunction with survey and qualitative data.

UEA Researchers

Daniel Zizzo

Selected outputs

Bereket Kebede and Daniel Zizzo, "Envy and agricultural innovation: An experimental case study from Ethiopia", CSAE working paper WPS/2011-06, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), Oxford University, Oxford, March 2011 (also CBESS Discussion Paper 11-12, Centre for Behavioural and Experimental Social Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, March 2011)

The paper was presented at: University of East Anglia, the DIME Conference on Experimental Methods on Innovation, Oxford University, Economic Science Association, universities of Kent and Nottingham, the SIRE Young Researchers Forum, the Royal Economic Society, University of California (Berkeley) and University of Manchester