Research & Publications



In parallel, eight Academic fellows are exploring key topics in the philanthropic sector.

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Various research projects are under development, in particular in the following areas:


- Philanthropy and taxation: legal and economic analysis of the efficiency of the existing legal framework and legislative proposals, Prof. Peter  and Dr. Lideikyte Huber. 

Research supported by the Swiss National Science Foundation (2018-2022)


- Beyond Charity: the varieties of value-driven emotions in philanthropic behavior, Prof. Sander and Prof. Cova


- Water, private companies and the Furtherance of the Public Good, Prof. Boisson de Chazournes and Dr. Tignino


- Entités hybrides, Prof. Peter, V. Pfammatter et Prof. Ventura


- Warm Glow Effect (pure and impure philanthropy), Dr. Tieffenbach


- Philanthropy and Sport, GCP and CISA


- Philanthropy and SDG, Dr. Neri Castracane


- Foundations boards and diversity, Dr. Krtaz-Ulmer and Laetitia Gill.

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