Encouraging philanthropists to take risks
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Encouraging philanthropists to take risks

13 Mar 2015

Wealthy people are less likely to take risks in philanthropy than in
investment. But with encouragement, this could be changed, argue Jen
Shang and Adrian Sergeant.

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