[]
[]

Why Philanthropy Matters

How the Wealthy Give, and What It Means for Our Economic Well-being
Ács, Zoltán J. (Book - 2013 )
Why Philanthropy Matters


Item Details

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 of all. --Publishers Description.
Authors: Ács, Zoltán J.
Title: Why philanthropy matters
how the wealthy give, and what it means for our economic well-being
Publisher: Princeton :, Princeton University Press,, c2013.
Characteristics: xv, 249 p. :,ill. ;,23 cm.
Contents: A conversation
Creating opportunity
Entrepreneurship and innovation
The wealth of nations
Charity and philanthropy
American-style capitalism
The global perspective.
Summary: 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 of all. --Publishers Description.
Local Note: 15 53 118 231
ISBN: 9780691148625
0691148627
More » MARC Display»

Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add a Notice

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Videos

Add a Video

There are no videos for this title yet.

Find it at CLEVNET

  Loading...

Powered by BiblioCommons.