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Giving Overseas and Public Policy.

Abstract:

Remarkable numbers of people give to overseas development charities. The aim of this paper is to consider how such overseas giving is best modelled and the implications for public policy. Widely used theories of charitable giving, based on warm-glow or the provision of public goods, provide insight but are not fully satisfactory as explanations of giving for the specific purpose of development. Instead, an "identification" approach to individual giving is proposed here that combines the resul...

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Anthony B. Atkinson More by this author
Journal:
Journal of Public Economics
Volume:
93
Issue:
5-6
Publication date:
2009
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URN:
uuid:7a241084-b458-4aca-942b-0f68e2d77568
Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:14635
Language:
English

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