Sarıbaş, Hakan and Yıldırım, Halil (2007): Are Turkish Enterpreneurs Altrustic? Evidence From Western Black Sea Region. Published in: The Emprical Economic Letters , Vol. 7, No. 1 (1. January 2008): pp. 99-108.
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In this paper, we examine the level of altruistic motive of entrepreneurs who live in three cities of Western Black Sea Region of Turkey, Zonguldak, Bartın and Karabuk. Members of Chambers of Commerce and Industry in these cities were randomly selected and surveyed about four aspects of altruism: altruistic love, altruistic values, altruistic behaviors and empathy. We have also asked for their opinions about how government decision makers should be in the public service. It is found that entrepreneurs have a significant amount of altruism, and that they think that government decision makers (politicians and high-ranked bureaucrats) should be genuine altruists.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Are Turkish Enterpreneurs Altrustic? Evidence From Western Black Sea Region|
|Keywords:||Altruism; Performance of Government; Entrepreneurship|
|Subjects:||H - Public Economics > H1 - Structure and Scope of Government > H11 - Structure, Scope, and Performance of Government
D - Microeconomics > D6 - Welfare Economics > D64 - Altruism; Philanthropy
M - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting > M1 - Business Administration > M13 - New Firms; Startups
|Depositing User:||Hakan Sarıbaş|
|Date Deposited:||21. Nov 2010 08:06|
|Last Modified:||11. Feb 2013 20:15|
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