Less Charitable Americans

Less Charitable Americans

The Matt Townsend Show - Season 6, Episode 311 , Segment 3

Humility New Smart, Caring Confidants, Less Charitable Americans

Episode: Humility New Smart, Caring Confidants, Less Charitable Americans

  • Dec 30, 2017 5:00 pm
  • 32:29 mins

Jonathan Meer is an associate professor of economics at Texas A&M University, where he is also the Private Enterprise Research Center Professor and the department's Director of Undergraduate Programs. Compared to 10 years ago, Americans are overall donating less money to charity.  The Great Recession was the leading cause of this phenomena, but charitable giving has not increased since the economy picked up. Are Americans being stingier with their money?

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