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Title To profit or not to profit : the commercial transformation of the nonprofit sector / edited by Burton A. Weisbrod
Published Cambridge ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 1998


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Description xii, 340 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Foreword / Kenneth J. Arrow -- 1. The nonprofit mission and its financing: Growing links between nonprofits and the rest of the economy / Burton A. Weisbrod -- 2. Competition, commercialization, and the evolution of nonprofit organizational structures / Howard P. Tuckman -- 3. Modeling the nonprofit organization as a multiproduct firm: A framework for choice / Burton A. Weisbrod -- 4. Pricing and rationing by nonprofit organizations with distributional objectives / Richard Steinberg and Burton A. Weisbrod -- 5. Differential taxation of nonprofits and the commercialization of nonprofit revenues / Joseph J. Cordes and Burton A. Weisbrod -- 6. Interdependence of commercial and donative revenues / Lewis M. Segal and Burton A. Weisbrod -- 7. Conversion from nonprofit to for-profit legal status: Why does it happen and should anyone care? / John H. Goddeeris and Burton A. Weisbrod -- 8. Commercialism in nonprofit hospitals / Frank A. Sloan
9. Universities as creators and retailers of intellectual property: Life-sciences research and commercial development / Walter W. Powell and Jason Owen-Smith -- 10. Commercialism in nonprofit social service associations: Its character, significance, and rationale / Dennis R. Young -- 11. Zoos and aquariums / Louis Cain and Dennis Meritt, Jr. -- 12. Commerce and the muse: Are art museums becoming commercial? / Helmut K. Anheier and Stefan Toepler -- 13. The funding perils of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting / Craig L. LaMay and Burton A. Weisbrod -- 14. Commercialism among nonprofits: Objectives, opportunities, and constraints / Estelle James -- 15. Conclusions and public-policy issues: Commercialism and the road ahead / Burton A. Weisbrod -- App. IRS Forms 990 and 990-T for nonprofit organizations
Notes A collection of papers initiated, discussed, and refined at two working conferences held by the contributors
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-335) and index
Subject Associations, institutions, etc. -- United States -- Finance -- Congresses.
Fund raising -- United States -- Congresses.
Nonprofit organizations -- United States -- Finance -- Congresses.
Profit -- United States -- Congresses.
Public institutions -- United States -- Finance -- Congresses.
Voluntarism -- United States -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Weisbrod, Burton A. (Burton Allen), 1931-
LC no. 97045976
ISBN 0521631807 (hb)
0521785065 (paperback)