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Philanthropy Supplement - 2008 Data Collection (Wave 36)

a PSC Research Project [ARCHIVE DISPLAY]

Investigator:   Frank P. Stafford

This represents a request for the collection, cleaning, processing, and release of data for the 2009 PSID Philanthropy module.



Voluntary gift of money and time support a large nonprofit sector which, in turn, makes important contributions to the well-being of families. This proposal is designed to collect data on giving, volunteering, and the socialization of children's helping behavior using a philanthropy module in the PSID. The availability of panel data on giving and volunteering permits important advances in the understanding of helping behavior and how it responds to public policy.

Funding Period: 09/01/2008 to 08/31/2010

Country of Focus: USA

This PSC Archive record is displayed for historical reference.

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