A note on the economics of philanthropy

This note starts with a short review of the economic literature on philanthropy. Next, it provides some estimates of philanthropic giving in advanced and middle-income economies and discusses how innovative financial instruments can leverage charitable giving. The note concludes with a discussion of the controversial aspects of philanthropic activities.


Publication infos:
Geneva, The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, International Economics Department, 2017
Publication year:
2017
Number of pages:
34 p. : ill.
Collection:
Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies Working Paper ; 19/2017



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