Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/184722
Authors: 
Monnet, Nathalie
Panizza, Ugo
Year of Publication: 
2017
Series/Report no.: 
Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies Working Paper 19-2017
Abstract: 
This note starts with a short review of the economic literature on philanthropy. Next, it provides some estimates of philanthropic giving in advanced and middle-income economies and discusses how innovative financial instruments can leverage charitable giving. The note concludes with a discussion of the controversial aspects of philanthropic activities.
Subjects: 
Philanthropy
Taxation
Redistribution
Social welfare
JEL: 
D64
H21
H44
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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