Determinants of Formal Giving in Turkey
This paper shares the results of a recent study about the giving of donations or time (volunteering) among citizens of Turkey. It examines the determinants of giving in light of recent research on this topic from other countries. We find level of education and institutional trust to be positively associated with giving, particularly to civil society organizations. In contrast to other studies, age is not associated with giving and men give at a higher rate than women. We compare these results with research about giving behavior elsewhere.
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