New paper: Corporate charitable foundations, executive entrenchment, and shareholder distributions

New paper published: “Corporate charitable foundations, executive entrenchment, and shareholder distributions.”

Professor Nicolas J. Duquette, along with co-author, has a new paper in the Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization.

The Tax Cuts Are a Bad Deal for Charities

Bloomberg highlighted a study by Nicolas Duquette of the USC Price School on how charitable contribution tax deductions impact charities’ donation revenue. Duquette found that a one percent increase in the tax cost of giving results in a four percent loss for charities. According to the study, cultural institutions, museums, colleges and universities were better…

What the GOP tax bill means for California nonprofits

KPCC-FM interviewed Nicolas Duquette of the USC Price School on how the new tax reform bill will impact different nonprofits. Nicolas Duquette, an assistant professor at USC’s Sol Price School of Public Policy, says the effect of these changing tax incentives will be felt by different kinds of nonprofits in different ways. Charities serving the neediest people…

Las Vegas Monorail Co. wants to take $100M gamble to expand

Las Vegas Review-Journal quoted Nicolas Duquette of the USC Price School and James Moore of the USC Viterbi School about the viability of the Las Vegas Monorail Co.’s plans to expand. USC assistant professor of public policy Nicolas Duquette, who reviewed the monorail’s latest annual financial statement with the Review-Journal, said if ticket sales don’t…

Duquette measuring philanthropy in the face of rising income inequality

By Matthew Kredell The trend of rising income inequality in the United States has been well-chronicled; however, the silver lining to that sobering direction is that the wealthy give more to charities when income inequality is high. At least that was the traditional theory that USC Price School of Public Policy Assistant Professor Nicolas Duquette…