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  • Steinberg, Richard; Wilhelm, Mark (11/17/2003)
    Serious researchers of philanthropy have bemoaned the lack of panel datasets for studying giving behavior. That gap is beginning to be filled with the start of the Center on Philanthropy Panel Study (COPPS). COPPS provides ...
  • IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy (2007)
  • Yoshioka, Takayuki (2006-05-24)
    In this paper, I describe how patterns of overall giving differ across socioeconomic characteristics of households with the data set called the Center on Philanthropy Panel Study (COPPS). The COPPS is the nation’s first ...
  • Rooney, Patrick; Frederick, Heidi (2007-03)
    This paper examines the impact of foundations’ overhead funding policies on educational and human services organizations. Data was collected from two original surveys, one of foundations and one of educational and human ...
  • Center for Global Prosperity, Hudson Institute, Dr. Carol Adelman; Marano, Kacie; Norris, Jeremiah; Spantchak, Yulya (2013)
    This pilot study, carried out over the last two years, set out to measure a country’s philanthropic freedom or ease of giving. We identified, measured, and compared countries on their incentives and barriers to philanthropic ...
  • Bivin, David; Osili, Una; Pruitt, Anna; Bergdoll, Jonathan; Skidmore, Tessa; Zarins, Sasha; Kou, Xiaonan (2018-02-13)
    With the strong finish of the stock market and passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act at the end of 2017, 2018 is shaping up to be an unusual year, and we can expect major changes in the landscape of charitable giving. These ...
  • Konrath, Sara H.; Bonadonna, John P. (2014)
    Narcissism is a personality trait that is characterized by excessively high self-esteem in combination with low empathy. Since the development of sound instruments to measure the narcissistic personality in the 1970s, ...
  • Bekkers, René; Konrath, Sara H.; Smith, David H. (2016)
    We review research on physiological correlates of volunteering, a neglected but promising research field. Some of these correlates seem to be causal factors influencing volunteering. Volunteers tend to have better physical ...
  • Bekkers, Rene; Konrath, Sara H.; Smith, David H. (2014-04-08)
    We review the evidence on physiological correlates of volunteering, a neglected but promising field of research. Volunteers are in better health, both self-reported and assessed, and perform better on cognitive tasks. ...
  • Ottoni-Wilhelm, Mark (2008-02)
    Practical considerations for choosing between Tobit, symmetrically censored least squares (SCLS) and censored least absolute deviations (CLAD) estimators are offered. Practical considerations deal with when a Hausman test ...
  • Osili; Okten, Cagla (2007-11)
    This paper examines the preferences for international redistribution using unique data from Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID) and the Generalized Social Surveys (GSS). The paper finds low rates of private giving to ...
  • Nesbit, Becky; Rooney, Patrick; Bouse, Gary; Tempel, Eugene (2001)
    The increasing costs of higher education and the decreasing willingness of taxpayers to support it have amplified the importance of fundraising in the modern university. The (dis)satisfaction of the university president ...
  • Osili, Una (2014-07)
    This paper investigates the role of private aid in meeting global challenges in developing countries in the 21st century. We use a newly available data set that provides unique information about publicly announced private ...
  • Brown, Melissa; Harris, Joseph Claude; Rooney, Patrick (2004-11)
    Since religious organizations have long been the single largest type of recipient of American giving, the authors undertook in 2003 to examine the Giving USA estimating procedure for giving to religion and compare Giving ...
  • Koeshall, Nathan (2018)
    In a region with the backdrop of variable levels of political and economic stability and a civil society sector still oriented towards foreign donations as the primary source of revenue, there is great potential for the ...
  • Unknown author (2018)
    The Central Asia and South Caucasus region for the Global Philanthropy Environment Index includes seven of the economies that were part of the Soviet Union before its disintegration in late 1991. These economies are Armenia, ...
  • Hyánek, Vladimír (2018)
    The Eastern and Southern Europe region of the Global Philanthropy Environment Index is both geographically and religiously diverse, and includes economies in Eastern Europe (Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, ...
  • Menyhart, Russell (2018)
    The Eastern Asian region of the Global Philanthropy Environment Index comprises China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, the Republic of Korea, and Japan. The history of the region is tied to the evolution mainly of China and Japan. Japan ...
  • Evans, Van (2018)
    Political corruption, social inequality and informal employment are three of the most important challenges and obstacles for sustainable development in Latin American societies.
  • Hasan, Samiul (2018)
    The Middle East and North Africa is a fluid transcontinental region comprising about twenty countries ranging from Morocco in the West, Iran in the East, Turkey in the North, and Yemen in the South. This ten-country report ...

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