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    When to Terminate a Charitable Trust?
    Analysis 55 (1). 1995.
    Altruistic maximizers face a frustrating dilemma when there is an infinite series of ever-better options, but no best choice.
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    The Voluntary Provision of Public Goods.
    Dissertation, Princeton University. 1995.
    Some people voluntarily provide public goods while others take a free ride. Are the providers acting rationally? Should they instead follow the example of the free-rider? What are the rational and moral justifications for voluntary provision? This dissertation examines five ways to justify voluntary provision: rational prudence, social norms, group agency, fairness, and altruism. It suggests that altruism provides the best possible defense. Considerations of fairness may also provide a justifica…Read more