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An Econometric Analysis of Charitable Donations in the Republic of Ireland

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  • James Carroll

    (Dublin Institute of Technology, Aungier St, Dublin)

  • Siobhan McCarthy

    (Dublin Institute of Technology, Aungier St, Dublin)

  • Carol Newman

    (Trinity College Dublin, Dublin)

Abstract

This paper explores the variables that affect the probability of donating to charity and those that affect the size of donations by Irish households. The dataset employed is the Irish Household Budget Survey (HBS) 1999/2000, which is analysed using a tobit model and doublehurdle model with an inverse hyperbolic sine transformation of the dependent variable. To date, there has been no prior econometric analysis of charitable donations in the Republic of Ireland.

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  • James Carroll & Siobhan McCarthy & Carol Newman, 2005. "An Econometric Analysis of Charitable Donations in the Republic of Ireland," The Economic and Social Review, Economic and Social Studies, vol. 36(3), pages 229-249.
  • Handle: RePEc:eso:journl:v:36:y:2005:i:3:p:229-249
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