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Theories of Firm Behavior in the Nonprofit Sector. A Synthesis and Empirical Evaluation

In: The Governance of Not-for-Profit Organizations

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  • Anup Malani
  • Tomas Philipson
  • Guy David

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  • Anup Malani & Tomas Philipson & Guy David, 2003. "Theories of Firm Behavior in the Nonprofit Sector. A Synthesis and Empirical Evaluation," NBER Chapters, in: The Governance of Not-for-Profit Organizations, pages 181-216, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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