Sarah Whitley
University of Georgia
Positive economicsSociologyPsychologyEconomicsMicroeconomicsGoods and servicesConsumer behaviourPlannerUniquenessPreferenceQualitative interviewsDecision processQualitative evidence2019-20 coronavirus outbreakSelection biasAltruism (ethics)Social psychology
7Publications
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#1Sarah Whitley (UGA: University of Georgia)H-Index: 1
#2Ximena Garcia-Rada (Harvard University)H-Index: 5
Last. Carey K. Morewedge (BU: Boston University)H-Index: 27
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Funeral rituals perform important social functions for families and communities, but little is known about the motives of people planning funerals. Using mixed methods, we examine funeral planning as end-of-life relational spending. We identify how relational motives drive and manifest in funeral planning, even when the primary recipient of goods and services is dead. Qualitative interviews with consumers who had planned pre-COVID funerals (N=15) reveal a caring orientation drives funeral decisi...
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#1Sarah Whitley (BU: Boston University)H-Index: 1
#2Remi Trudel (BU: Boston University)H-Index: 13
Last. Didem Kurt (BU: Boston University)H-Index: 5
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#1Sarah WhitleyH-Index: 1
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Last. Didem KurtH-Index: 5
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#1Ximena Garcia-RadaH-Index: 5
#2Sarah WhitleyH-Index: 1
Last. Carey K. MorewedgeH-Index: 27
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#1Sarah WhitleyH-Index: 1
#2Remi TrudelH-Index: 13
Last. Didem KurtH-Index: 5
view all 3 authors...