Who we are
- the determinants of organization design and ownership and their effects on performance and the well-being of various stakeholders,
- the determinants of inclinations to trust, be trustworthy, cooperate and other process-regarding preferences, as well as the consequences of these preferences for organizational, economic and social behavior,
- the place of the nonprofit sector in the changing market economy,
- the transmission of altruistic values from parents to children.
Pr Ben-Ner’s current research focuses on:
Pr Ben-Ner has published in the American Economic Review, Journal of Comparative Economics, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, Nonprofit Management and Leadership, Yale Law Journal and other journals. He coedited with Helmut Anheier The Study of the Nonprofit Enterprise: Theories and Approaches (Kluwer, 2003), with Louis Putterman Economics, Values, and Organization (Cambridge, 1998/2001/2005), and with Benedetto Gui The Nonprofit Sector in the Mixed Economy (Michigan, 1993).