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The Governance of Not-for-Profit Organizations

Edward L. Glaeser


Not-for-profit organizations play a critical role in the American economy. In health care, education, culture, and religion, we trust not-for-profit firms to serve the interests of their donors, customers, employees, and society at large. We know that such firms do not try to maximize profits, but what do they maximize? This book attempts to answer that question, assembling experts on the economics of the not-for-profit sector to examine the problems of the health care industry, art museums, universities, and even the medieval church. Contributors look at a number of different aspects of not-f ... More

Keywords: American economy, health care, education, culture, religion, donors, customers, employees, society, not for profit

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Print publication date: 2003 Print ISBN-13: 9780226297859
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: February 2013 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226297866.001.0001


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Edward L. Glaeser, editor

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