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When donors feel generous: economic research on prosocial behavior

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  • Stephan Meier

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New research shows that people donate time and money at the level of peers to groups with which they identify—and that they want to see the impact of their giving. Nonprofits seeking volunteers and funds will find the insights useful.

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  • Stephan Meier, 2007. "When donors feel generous: economic research on prosocial behavior," Communities and Banking, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, issue Win, pages 3-5.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedbcb:y:2007:i:win:p:3-5
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    Charitable bequests;

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