This work is part of a series focusing on research into law and economics. It discusses a variety of topics in the field.
This collection of papers both accentuates our ignorance concerning the behavior of nonprofit organizations and entices us to develop a better theoretical base with which to analyze such organizations. The authors provide a thought-provoking sketch of alternative theoretical models of nonprofit organizations. However, the success of the volume must not be with the quality of the theoretical exposition but with the many questions inevitably raised by each presentation. Southern Economic Journal
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