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Why Philanthropy Matters How the Wealthy Give, and What It Means for Our Economic Well-Being

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ISBN-10: 0691177961

ISBN-13: 9780691177960

Edition: 2013

Authors: Zoltan Acs

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Philanthropy has long been a distinctive feature of American culture, but its crucial role in the economic well-being of the nation--and the world--has remained largely unexplored. Why Philanthropy Matters takes an in-depth look at philanthropy as an underappreciated force in capitalism, measures its critical influence on the free-market system, and demonstrates how American philanthropy could serve as a model for the productive reinvestment of wealth in other countries. Factoring in philanthropic cycles that help balance the economy, Zoltan Acs offers a richer picture of capitalism, and a more accurate backdrop for considering policies that would promote the capitalist system for the good…    
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Book details

List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 9/5/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 7.52" wide x 8.50" long x 0.67" tall
Weight: 0.770
Language: English