Why philanthropy matters : how the wealthy give, and what it means for our economic well-being (Book, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
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Why philanthropy matters : how the wealthy give, and what it means for our economic well-being

Author: Zoltán J Acs
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton Univ. Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Zoltán J Acs
ISBN: 9780691148625 0691148627
OCLC Number: 854685533
Awards: Commended for George R. Terry Book Award 2014
Description: XV, 249 Seiten
Contents: Preface ix Chapter 1. A Conversation 1 Chapter 2. Creating Opportunity 19 Chapter 3. Entrepreneurship and Innovation 46 Chapter 4. The Wealth of Nations 86 Chapter 5. Charity and Philanthropy 121 Chapter 6. American-Style Capitalism 149 Chapter 7. The Global Perspective 176 Epilogue Changing the Tax Laws 200 Pledge Letters 205 Notes 227 Index 241
Responsibility: Zoltan J. Acs.

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Finalist for the 2014 George R. Terry Book Award, Academy of Management "In The Gospel of Wealth (1889), Andrew Carnegie urged his prosperous contemporaries to avoid 'hoarding great sums' and to give Read more...

 
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