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In partnership with the UAA Economics Department and Rasmuson Foundation, Foraker is co-hosting a series of lectures from leading scholars from around the country that will focus on the latest research in philanthropy.
The first lecture will take place on February 4 from 12:00 – 1:00 pm and will feature Anya Samek, an Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Southern California. Her lecture, Do Thank You Calls Increase Charitable Giving? will share findings from experiments involving nearly 600,000 individual donors and 500,000 thank you calls over a period of 6 years.
Save the date for April 22 with Uri Gneezy, Epstein/Atkinson Endowed Chair in Behavioral Economics & Professor of Economics and Strategic Management at the University of California San Diego and May 22 with Jonathan Meer, Professor of Economics at Texas A&M University.
Check back for updates and a full series schedule.