There’s Cause for Celebration and Concern in How Australians are Giving to Charity – The Conversation

Extract from an article by Wendy Scaife, Associate Professor and Director, Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies, Queensland University of Technology & Christopher Baker, Research Fellow, Asia-Pacific Centre for Social Investment and Philanthropy, Swinburne University of Technology Australians are a famously giving people, but what are some of the issues surrounding charities in this country? You … [Read More] There’s Cause for Celebration and Concern in How Australians are Giving to Charity – The Conversation

Australia’s Rich Give Little: And a culture of secrecy surrounds their philanthropy – The Conversation

Extract from an article by Bronwen Dalton, Senior Lecturer, School of Management, University of Technology Sydney and  Elizabeth Cham, Honorary Fellow, UTS Business School, University of Technology Sydney Wealth in Australia is becoming heavily concentrated among a tiny, super-wealthy elite. Manifestations of this inequality include signs of obscene wealth and extreme poverty. Governments are struggling to tackle … [Read More] Australia’s Rich Give Little: And a culture of secrecy surrounds their philanthropy – The Conversation

The Role of Bequest in Shaping Wealth Inequality: Evidence from Danish wealth records – AEAweb

Extract from an article by Simon H. Boserup, Wojciech Kopczuk, and Claus T. Kreiner Intergenerational transfers are one of the main channels through which economic outcomes of subsequent generations are linked. Influential literature that originated in the 1980s (Kotlikoff and Summers 1981; Modigliani 1988) and is summarized in Davies and Shorrocks (2000) focused on the contribution … [Read More] The Role of Bequest in Shaping Wealth Inequality: Evidence from Danish wealth records – AEAweb

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