Generosity Across the Income and Wealth Distributions
NBER Working Paper No. 27076
Despite widespread interest, there is little systematic evidence on the relationship between income, wealth, and charitable giving. We use the Panel Study of Income Dynamics to provide descriptive statistics on this relationship. We find that, irrespective of specification, donative behavior increases with greater resources.
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Document Object Identifier (DOI): 10.3386/w27076