The Wireless Good Samaritan: Pro-Social Behavior in Mobile Networks

Combining verifiable behavior, between-condition experimental manipulations, and big network data, in 3 studies involving 10,000 subjects connected to 330,000 subscribers in a telecommunications network, we find that higher social status in a mobile network causes less pro-social behavior, in contexts ranging from donations to recycling to helping strangers.



Citation:

Jayson Jia, Xianchi Dai, and Jianmin Jia (2013) ,"The Wireless Good Samaritan: Pro-Social Behavior in Mobile Networks", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 41, eds. Simona Botti and Aparna Labroo, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: .

Authors

Jayson Jia, Stanford University, USA
Xianchi Dai, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
Jianmin Jia, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China



Volume

NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 41 | 2013



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