On the disclosure of ticket sales in charitable lotteries

Damian S. Damianov, Ronald Peeters

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Abstract

We show that a policy of disclosing the ticket sales during a fundraising lottery raises total revenue when there are more than two bettors. The optimal timing of the disclosure is when about half of the players have purchased lottery tickets.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherMaastricht University, Graduate School of Business and Economics
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016

Publication series

SeriesGSBE Research Memoranda
Number030

JEL classifications

  • d44 - Auctions
  • d62 - Externalities
  • d64 - "Altruism; Philanthropy"

Keywords

  • Charity lotteries
  • Ticket sales
  • Disclosure policy

Cite this

Damianov, D. S., & Peeters, R. (2016). On the disclosure of ticket sales in charitable lotteries. Maastricht University, Graduate School of Business and Economics. GSBE Research Memoranda, No. 030 https://doi.org/10.26481/umagsb.2016030