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The governance of not-for-profit organizations

Author: Edward L Glaeser
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2003.
Series: National Bureau of Economic Research conference report.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Not-for-profit organizations play a critical role in the American economy. We know such firms don't try to maximize profits, but what do they maximize? Dealing with this question, this book looks at  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward L Glaeser
ISBN: 9780226297859 0226297853
OCLC Number: 51242102
Description: x, 245 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Ownership form and trapped capital in the hospital industry / Henry Hansmann, Daniel Kessler, and Mark McClellan --
Does governance matter? The case of art museums / Sharon Oster and Willian N. Goetzmann --
HMO penetration, ownership status, and the rise of hospital advertising / Jason R. Barro and Michael Chu --
Objective functions and compenstation structured in non-profit and for-profit organizations : evidence from the "mixed" hospital industry / Burcay Erus and Burton A. Weisbrod --
A Renaissance instrument to support nonprofits : the sale of private chapels in Florentine churches / Johnathan Katz Nelson and Richard J. Zeckhauser --
Theories of firm behavior in the nonprofit sector : a synthesis and empirical evaluation / Anup Malani, Tomas Philipson, and Guy David --
Role of nonprofit endowments / Raymond Fisman and R. Glenn Hubbard.
Series Title: National Bureau of Economic Research conference report.
Responsibility: edited by Edward L. Glaeser.

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