A Method for Measuring and Partially Testing "Charitability", 3 of 3 parts

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A Method for Measuring and Partially Testing "Charitability", 3 of 3 parts

Some Complexities
August 6, 2007

Abstract

In this series so far, I have suggested that it is possible to test "charitability" at least in terms of transfers of resources from some class of donors to some class of recipients by using a balance sheet approach to identifying how those donors and recipients match up. After all, they should be equal in size. Now I will examine two additional complications past charitable contributions and transfers from governmentand then conclude by reexamining some of the objections to the approach I have suggested.

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