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The Nonprofit Economy

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$44.00 • £35.95 • €39.50

ISBN 9780674626263

Publication Date: 04/01/1991


272 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

5 line illustrations, 54 tables


  • 1. Nonprofits in a Mixed Economy
  • 2. Options among Institutional Forms
  • 3. Incentives and Performance
  • 4. Anatomy of the Voluntary Nonprofit Sector
  • 5. Charitable Donations
  • 6. Revenues from Sales
  • 7. Volunteer Labor
  • 8. Are Nonprofits Really Different?
  • 9. Recommendations for Public Policy
  • Appendix A. Characteristics of the Nonprofit Economy
  • Appendix B. The Nonprofit Sector around the World
  • Appendix C. Financing Nonprofits
  • Appendix B. Restrictions on Lobbying by Nonprofits
  • Appendix E. Volunteer Labor
  • Appendix F. For-profit and Nonprofit Behavior in Three Long-Term-Care Industries
  • Notes
  • Index

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