with Debra Mesch and Amir Hayat, “Life Expectancy and the Search for a Bag Lady Effect in Charitable Giving,” Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 45:3 (June 2016), 630-645.
with Christopher Einolf and Mark Ottoni-Wilhelm, “Giving in the United States: Generous Philanthropy in a Classic Liberal Regime,” chapter 4 in Femida Handy and Pamala Weipking, eds., The Palgrave Handbook of Global Philanthropy, Palgrave McMillan, 2015, pages 44-63.
with Robert Prag, “Zombification Insurance,” chapter 9 in Glen Whitman and James Dow, eds., Economics of the Undead: Zombies, Vampires, and the Dismal Science, Rowman & Littlefield, 2014, 89-97.
with Ye Zhang, “Is Volunteer Labor Part of Household Production? Evidence from Married Couples,” Review of Economics of the Household, 11:3 (September 2013), 341-369.
with David Martin ’10, “Individual Giving and Volunteering,” chapter 13 in Lester Salamon, ed., The State of Nonprofit America, second edition. Brookings Institution Press, 2012.
“Markets with Competition between For-Profit and Nonprofit Firms,” in Bruce Seaman and Dennis Young, eds., Handbook of Research on Nonprofit Economics and Management, Edward Elgar, 2010.
with Kaitlyn Caughlin ’07, “Donors, Ideologues, and Bureaucrats: Government Objectives and the Performance of the Nonprofit Sector,” Financial Accountability & Management, 25:1 (February 2009), pp. 99-114.
with Mark Wilhelm, Patrick Rooney, and Richard Steinberg, “The Intergenerational Transmission of Generosity,” Journal of Public Economics, 92:10-11 (October 2008), 2146-2156.
with Rosanna Smart ’08, “Racial Differences in Civic Participation and Charitable Giving: The Confounding Effects of Educational Attainment and Unmeasured Ability,” Review of Black Political Economy, vol. 34 nos 3-4 (December 2007), 259-271.
with Patrick Rooney and Debra Mesch. “Who Decides in Giving to Education? A Study of Charitable Giving by Married Couples,” International Journal of Educational Advancement, vol. 7 no. 3 (2007), 229-242.
Awards & Honors
Awards & Honors
Pomona College, Wig Distinguished Professorship Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009 & 2014
Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action. Award for best article of 2007 in Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, With J.M. Ferris, "Social Capital and Philanthropy: An Analysis of the Impact of Social Capital on Individual Giving and Volunteering," 36 Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 1, 85-89, March 2007
Fetzer Institute, Grant, "The Impacts of Religious, Intellectual, and Civic Engagement on Altruistic Love and Compassionate Love as Expressed through Charitable Behaviors," 2002-03
John Randolph and Dora Haynes Foundation, Grant, with James Ferris, "Philanthropy and Social Capital in Los Angeles," 2001-02