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Hampton, D., Wiepking, P., Chapman, C., McHugh, L. H., Arnesen, D., Carrigan, C., Feit, G., Grönlund, H., Hrafnsdottir, S., Ivanova, N., Katz, H., Kim, S. J., Kristmundsson, Ó. H., Litofcenko, J., Mersianova, I., Neumayr, M., Pessi, A. B., Scaife, W., Sivesind, K. H., Vamstad, J., and Yang, Y. (online first). Philanthropy during COVID-19: Learnings and recommendations for philanthropic organizations navigating crisis. Online first in Journal of Philanthropy and Marketing, e1814. doi:

Wiepking, P. (2021). The global study of philanthropy. Voluntas. 32, 194–203.

Chapman, C. M., Hornsey, M. J. & Gillespie, N. (2021). To what extent is trust a prerequisite for charitable giving? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly. doi:

Wiepking, P., Handy, F. Park, S., Neumayr, M., Bekkers, R., Breeze, B., De Wit, A., Einolf, C., Gricevic, Z., Scaife, W., Bethmann, S., Breen, O., Kang, C., Katz, H., Krasnopolskaya, I.,  Layton, M., Mersiyanova, I., Lo, K., Osili, U., Birgitta Pessi, A., Sivesind, K., Yamauchi, N., Yang, Y. (2021). Global philanthropy: Does institutional context matter for charitable giving? Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 50(4) 697 –728.

Chapman, C. M., Masser, B. M., & Louis, W. R. (2020). Identity motives in charitable giving: Explanations for charity preferences from a global donor survey. Psychology & Marketing, 37(9), 1277-1291.

Kim, S., & Jung, J. (2020). Korean nonprofit/non-government sector research: A literature review and analysis. Voluntaristics Review4(6), 1-71.

Vamstad J., Sivesind K.H., Boje T.P. (2019) Giving in Scandinavia. In: Henriksen L., Strømsnes K., Svedberg L. (eds) Civic Engagement in Scandinavia. Nonprofit and Civil Society Studies (An International Multidisciplinary Series). Springer.

De Wit, A., Neumayr, M., Handy, F., & Wiepking, P. (2018). Do government expenditures shift private philanthropic donations to particular fields of welfare? Evidence from cross-country data. European Sociological Review, 34(1) 6-21.

Wiepking, P., & Handy F., (Eds.). (2015). The Palgrave Handbook of Global Philanthropy. Palgrave Macmillan.

Van Leeuwen, M., & Wiepking, P. (2013). National campaigns for charitable causes: A literature review. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 42(2) 219-240. https://doi.​org/10.1177/0899764012467084

Scaife, W., Balczun, M., McGregor-Lowndes, M., Conroy, D., Barraket, J., Baker, C,. & Burns, W. (2019) Giving Australia 2016: A Summary. Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies, Queensland University of Technology.

Jakobson, L., Toepler, S. & Mersianova, I. (2018) Foundations in Russia: Evolving approaches to philanthropy. American Behavioral Scientist, 62(13) 1844-1868.​10.1177/0002764218778089

Drezner, N., Greenspan, I., Katz, H., & G., Feit. (2016) Philanthropy in Israel 2016: Patterns of individual giving. The Institute for Law and Philanthropy, Buchmann Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv University.

Kim, S., & Kou, X. (2014) Not all empathy is equal: How dispositional empathy affects charitable giving. Journal of Nonprofit & Public Sector Marketing 26 (4) 312-334.

Scaife, W., Williamson, A., McDonald, K., & Smyllie, S. (2012) Foundations for Giving: Why and How Australians Structure Their Philanthropy. Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies, Queensland University of Technology.