The Methods and Metrics of the Boston Area Diary Study

  • John J. Havens Paul G. Schervish
  • Published 2001


The authors discuss the conceptual framework, methods, and findings of the Boston Area Diary Study (BADS) to provide insights into the problems and prospects of survey research on philanthropy. First, the conceptual foundations and the operationalization of the variables are discussed. Next, the research design and methodology are described, and the… (More)

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