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Study Finds Minimal Racial Bias in Charitable Giving to Victims of Hurricane Katrina
July 9, 2007
The perceived neediness of Hurricane Katrina victims is a better determinant of charitable giving than the victims' race, according to a study by Christina M. Fong, research scientist at Carnegie Mellon University, and Erzo F.P. Luttmer, associate professor at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government. The paper was published this month by the National Bureau of Economic Research.
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