Can Concern For the Disadvantaged Promote Disadvantage? Neglecting the Benefits of Exploitation

Despite people’s great capacity for sympathy, a tenth of the world’s population still lives in extreme poverty. Across six studies, we show that moral concerns about unfair labor practices can divert consumers’ attention away from the beneficial consequences of these opportunities for disadvantaged workers.



Citation:

Amit Bhattacharjee and Gabriele Paolacci (2017) ,"Can Concern For the Disadvantaged Promote Disadvantage? Neglecting the Benefits of Exploitation", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 45, eds. Ayelet Gneezy, Vladas Griskevicius, and Patti Williams, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 534-536.

Authors

Amit Bhattacharjee, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Gabriele Paolacci, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands



Volume

NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 45 | 2017



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