Nicolas Duquette

Nicolas Duquette

Assistant Professor

Sol Price School of Public Policy
Ralph and Goldy Lewis Hall, 234
Curriculum Vitae


Nonprofit economics, public finance, economic history


Nicolas_DuquetteNicolas Duquette is an Assistant Professor at the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy. Duquette’s research uses the tools of economics, politics and history to trace the development and behavior of nonprofit organizations, and he teaches courses in nonprofit management informed by an interdisciplinary perspective. He is currently researching the adaptations of charities to changes in government grants and tax subsidies, with particular focus on the changes brought by the Johnson-era War on Poverty.


Duquette, N. J. (2014). Revealing the Relationship between Ship Crowding and Slave Mortality. The Journal of Economic History, 74(02), 535-552.

Duquette, N. J., & Bailey, M. J. (2014). How Johnson Fought the War On Poverty: The Economics and Politics of Funding at the Office of Economic Opportunity. The Journal of Economic History, 74(02), 351-388.

Duquette, N. J. (2014). Do Tax Incentives affect Charitable Contributions? Evidence from Public Charities’ Reported Revenues. (Under review).