Who gives? Lining up the evidence

There are strong differences in the level and nature of philanthropy between individuals. Which characteristics of people are typical of generous donors? In a review of the empirical literature on philanthropy, Pamala Wiepking and I have answered this question. The review appears in two journal articles. The first paper is available online:

The second paper has just been accepted, and will appear in the July 2012 issue of  Voluntary Sector Review. More information about the literature review is available on http://understandingphilanthropy.wordpress.com/.

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