27 - 28 June 2018

Recent Advances in the Economics of Philanthropy

Workshop

New approaches to research on philanthropy have deepened the understanding of giving behavior. They include the ascent of field experiments on fundraising where charities are perceived as active parties. Others include the influence of behavioral economics on our understanding of how social interactions affect donations. The channels through which people donate have recently changed as well. For example, the role of online activities like donation-based crowdfunding is increasing. The emergence of big data and machine learning enables identifying and targeting individual’s charitable tastes. There are still many open questions and finding answers to them requires new approaches. This workshop aims to bring together scholars in order to foster exchange on new methods in charitable giving research and strengthen the network between researchers in Europe and overseas.

Speakers:

Maja Adena, WZB, Luigi Butera, University of Chicago, Christine Exley, Harvard Business School, Philip Grossman, Monash University, Zachary Grossman, Florida State University, Steffen Huck, WZB, Menusch Khadjavi, University of Kiel, Mark Ottoni-Wilhelm, IUPUI and Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, Ragan Petrie, Texas A&M University, Mark Price, Culverhouse College of Commerce, David Reiley, UC Berkeley School of Information, Gerhard Riener, University of Düsseldorf, Johannes Rincke, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nuremberg, Kimberley Scharf, University of Birmingham, Adrian Soetevent, University of Groningen.

Contact
Dr. Maja Adena
maja.adena [at] wzb.eu
Registration deadline
Please register until 17.06.2018.
gebhard.glock [at] wzb.eu
Childcare

The WZB provides child care during the lecture. Please respond by June 13, 2018 to Friederike Theilen-Kosch: friederike.theilen-kosch [at] wzb.eu

Venue
WZB, Reichpietschufer 50, 10785 Berlin, Raum A 310
27 - 28 June 2018
Start 9:00 am

Previous editions of the workshop:

Our event location is wheelchair-accessible. If you need support, please let Friederike Theilen-Kosch know: friederike.theilen-kosch [at] wzb.eu