Nicolas Duquette

Nicolas Duquette

Assistant Professor

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

nduquett@usc.edu
Curriculum Vitae

Expertise

Nonprofit economics, public finance, economic history

Bio

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.

Publications

Duquette, N. (2018). Inequality and philanthropy: High-income giving in the United States 1917–2012. Explorations in Economic History70, 25–41. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eeh.2018.08.002

Duquette, N., & Ohrn, E. (2018). Corporate charitable foundations, executive entrenchment, and shareholder distributions. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization152, 235–253. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2018.04.006

Duquette, N. (2016). Do tax incentives affect charitable contributions? Evidence from public charities’ reported revenues. Journal of Public Economics137, 51–69. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpubeco.2016.02.002

Duquette, N. (2017). Spend or Save? Nonprofits’ Use of Donations and Other Revenues. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly46(6), 1142–1165. https://doi.org/10.1177/0899764017728368

Solar, P., & Duquette, N. (2017). Ship Crowding and Slave Mortality: Missing Observations or Incorrect Measurement?, 77(4), 1177–1202. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0022050717001073

Duquette, N. (2019). Do share-of-income limits on tax-deductibility of charitable contributions affect giving? Economics Letters174, 1–4. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2018.10.009

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).