Date of Award

Spring 5-5-2020

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Partha Deb

Second Advisor

Randall Filer


This study analyzes the effects of No Child Left Behind, The Affordable Care Act, and the Clean Power Plan has on charitable organizations geared towards education, healthcare and environmentalism. I find that public policy negatively impacts giving to education and environmental nonprofits and positively impacts giving to health nonprofits.



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