Freakonomics Radio: Pick of the Week: Are the Rich Really Less Generous Than the Poor? (Ep. 288)

 
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Published on 13 Sep 2018. From the archive — A series of academic studies suggest that the wealthy are, to put it bluntly, selfish jerks. It's an easy narrative to swallow — but is it true? A trio of economists set out to test the theory. All it took was a Dutch postal worker's uniform, some envelopes stuffed with cash, and a slight sense of the absurd.

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