Charitable giving: why we do (and don't) toss a buck in the bucket

The World
It's the season of giving, when we're all told that it's better to give than receive. But if so, why don't we all give to charities? And what would motivate us to give more? These are questions that Stephanie Brown explores. Brown, an Associate Professor of Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care, and Bioethics at Stony Brook University, has developed theories on why people give, and why they don't. Beth Kobliner, Takeaway contributor and appointee to the President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability, also joins us with stats and trends on charitable giving.
Sign up for our daily newsletter

Sign up for The Top of the World, delivered to your inbox every weekday morning.