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Essays on Charitable Organizations and Public Policy

Marx, Benjamin Michael

The dissertation analyzes public policies of subsidization and regulation in three contexts. Chapter 1 develops a dynamic bunching empirical design and uses it to estimate the compliance cost that IRS reporting requirements impose on public charities. Chapter 2 estimates the effects of tax and enforcement provisions of the Tax Reform Act of 1969 on charitable foundations and their donors. Chapter 3 estimates the impact of Pell Grant aid on student attainment and borrowing.

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Academic Units
Economics
Thesis Advisors
Kopczuk, Wojciech
Degree
Ph.D., Columbia University
Published Here
October 31, 2013