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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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • McDougle, Lindsey; Konrath, Sara H.; Walk, Marlene; Handy, Femida (Springer, 2015-01-03)
    Using data from the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study, the purpose of this study is twofold. First, the study identifies coping strategies used by older adults. Second, the study examines the impact of older adults’ chosen ...
  • Ottoni-Wilhelm, Mark; Steinberg, Richard (2004)
    In this article, the authors advance the literature on whether apparent differences in the giving and volunteering of black versus white, or Hispanic versus other families, are real. They employ new data, COPPS, that help ...
  • Rooney, Patrick (2007-12-18)
    Religious giving has grown every year in both nominal and inflation-adjusted dollars since it has been tracked by Giving USA in 1955. Even during recessions, religious giving has grown, but it has grown relatively slowly ...
  • Ottoni-Wilhelm, Mark (2007)
  • Ottoni-Wilhelm, Mark (2009)
  • Rooney, Patrick; Tempel, Eugene (2001)
    The estate tax has many advocates and opponents. We present a review of the primary arguments and empirical evidence promulgated in support of continuation and for repeal. Overall, we find that there are plausible theories ...
  • Hager, Mark; Wilson, Sarah; Pollak, Thomas; Rooney, Patrick (2003-06)
    The failure of a substantial portion of mail survey recipients to respond to invitations to participate in research projects raises issues of nonresponse error. Because this error is difficult to quantify, survey researchers ...

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