Nonprofit economics, public finance, economic history
Nicolas J. Duquette is Associate Professor at the University of Southern California’s Sol Price School of Public Policy, where he’s held a position since 2014. Duquette earned his Ph.D. and M.A. in Economics from the University of Michigan, after receiving his B.A. in Economics from Dartmouth College. His research is mainly focused on philanthropy, inequality, and economic policies affecting charitable giving, including peer-reviewed research on the evolution of giving in the United States, the effects of tax incentives on charitable contributions, and the history of the US charitable contribution income tax deduction. His work has been published in leading academic journals, including the Journal of Public Economics, the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, and Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly.