Handbook of Research on Nonprofit Economics and Management

Second Edition

2nd edition

Research Handbooks in Business and Management series

Edited by Bruce A. Seaman, Associate Professor of Economics, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University and Dennis R. Young, Editor, Nonprofit Policy Forum, Chair, Research Advisory Network, National Center on Nonprofit Enterprise, Professor Emeritus, Georgia State University and Visiting Professor, Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University, US

Building on the success of the first edition, this thoroughly revised and expanded edition explores (1) areas of general agreement from previous research; (2) areas of conflicting results and unexplored questions; (3) the relative roles of theory, data availability and empirical analysis in explaining gaps in our knowledge; and (4) what must be done to improve our knowledge and extend the literature. Selected original chapters addressing especially challenging topics include the value of risk management to nonprofit decision-making; nonprofit wages theory and evidence; the valuation of volunteer labor; property tax exemption for nonprofits; when is competition good for the third sector; and product diversification and social enterprise; international perspectives; the application of experimental research and the macroeconomic effects of the nonprofit sector.

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2020 512 pp Paperback 978 1 78536 353 5 £52.00 £40.00 $52.00 $65.00

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