Does Who Decides Really Matter? Causes and Consequences of Personal Financial Management in the Case of Larger and Structural Charitable Donations

@article{Wiepking2010DoesWD,
  title={Does Who Decides Really Matter? Causes and Consequences of Personal Financial Management in the Case of Larger and Structural Charitable Donations},
  author={Pamala Wiepking and Ren{\'e} Bekkers},
  journal={VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations},
  year={2010},
  volume={21},
  pages={240-263}
}
  • Pamala Wiepking, René Bekkers
  • Published 2010
  • Economics
  • VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations
  • We study causes and consequences of financial management in households in the specific case of charitable giving. We test hypotheses using couples in the Giving in the Netherlands Panel Study (n = 1,101). We find that more relationship specific investments lead to deciding on charitable giving as one economic actor. Furthermore, we find that the partner with the highest relative educational resources has most decision making power over charitable donations. Separately deciding couples are… CONTINUE READING

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