Misgivings about smart giving: Some complications of the Robin Hood model of philanthropy

Authors

  • Michael A. Lewis

    1. Associate Professor at the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College in New York City. He specialises in quantitative methods, social policy and civic engagement.
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Abstract

How do you decide which good causes should receive your money? Two economists suggest relentless logic; but Michael A. Lewis raises some statistical questions about their argument.

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