Jeremy P. Thornton

Samford University - Brock School of Business

Professor of Economics

800 Lakeshore Drive

Birmingham, AL 35229

United States

http://https://www.samford.edu/business/directory/Thornton-Jeremy

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

25

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6

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15

Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

Nonprofit Fund-Raising in Competitive Donor Markets

Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, Vol. 35, No. 2, pp. 204-224, June 2006
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 01 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2009
Jeremy P. Thornton
Samford University - Brock School of Business
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nonprofit, fund-raising, market structure, efficiency

The Effects of Organizational Form in the Mixed Market for Foster Care

Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2010
Jeremy P. Thornton and Lisa Cave
Samford University - Brock School of Business and Morehead State University
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Nonprofit, Organizational Form, Contract Failure, Foster Care

The Effects of Organizational Form in the Mixed Market for Foster Care

Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, Vol. 81, Issue 2, pp. 211-245, June 2010
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 May 2010
Jeremy P. Thornton and Lisa Cave
Samford University - Brock School of Business and Morehead State University
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Too Many Nonprofits? An Empirical Approach to Estimating Trends in Nonprofit Demand

Nonprofit Policy Forum, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 07 Oct 2014
Teresa D. Harrison and Jeremy P. Thornton
Drexel University - Department of Economics & International Business and Samford University - Brock School of Business
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nonprofit, density, market structure

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The Social Entrepreneur as Trailblazer: A Role for the Social Enterprise in a Market Economy

Thornton, J., Lohrke, F., Gonas, J.(2015). The Social Entrepreneur as Trailblazer - A Role for the Social Enterprise in a Market Economy. ACRN Oxford Journal of Finance and Risk Perspectives, 4(4). 145-167
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 09 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2016
Jeremy P. Thornton, Franz T. Lohrke and John Gonas
Samford University - Brock School of Business, Samford University - School of Business and Belmont University
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profit deviation, social entrepreneurship, entry

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The Influence of Religiosity on Charitable Behavior: A COPPS Investigation

The Journal of Socio-Economics, Volume 41, Issue 4, August 2012, Pages 373–383
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 03 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2012
Sara Helms and Jeremy P. Thornton
Samford University and Samford University - Brock School of Business
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charitable giving, elasticity, religion, COPPS

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What Big Data Can Tell Us About Government Awards to the Nonprofit Sector: Using the FAADS

Lecy, J. & Thornton, J.(2016) What Big Data Can Tell Us About Government Grants to the Nonprofit Sector: Using the FAADS. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 45(5), 1052-1069.
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 27 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2017
Jesse D. Lecy and Jeremy P. Thornton
Arizona State University (ASU) - School of Public Affairs and Samford University - Brock School of Business
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FAADS, NCCS, nonprofit

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Financial Reporting Quality and Price Competition Among Nonprofit Firms

Applied Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2014
Jeremy P. Thornton and William Houston Belski
Samford University - Brock School of Business and Brock School of Business - Samford University
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Nonprofits, Price Elasticity, Financial Reporting Quality, Single Audit Act

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Afterlife Incentives in Charitable Giving

Applied Economics, Vol. 45, No. 19, 2013
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 06 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2013
Jeremy P. Thornton and Sara Helms
Samford University - Brock School of Business and Samford University
Downloads 114 (305,288)
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Religion, Charitable Giving

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Financing Social Enterprise in the Very Long Run

ACRN Oxford Journal of Finance and Risk Perspectives
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 24 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2018
Jeremy P. Thornton and David King
Samford University - Brock School of Business and Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - Center on Philanthropy
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Social Entrepreneurship, Finance, Religion, Club Model

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Explaining Unrestricted Giving by Charitable Foundations: A Transaction Cost Approach

International Journal of Industrial Organization, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2009
Jeremy P. Thornton
Samford University - Brock School of Business
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Nonprofit, Grant, Incomplete Contracts, Transaction Costs

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Flypaper Nonprofits: The Impact of Federal Grant Structure on Nonprofit Expenditure Decisions

Public Finance Review May 22, 2012 doi: 10.1177/1091142112446845
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 21 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2014
Jeremy P. Thornton
Samford University - Brock School of Business
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nonprofits, grants, flypaper, incentives

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The Economics of Donor Advised Funds

Journal of Financial Planning, 2008
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 Apr 2010
Bradley M. Childs, John Gonas and Jeremy P. Thornton
Belmont University - Massey School of Business, Belmont University and Samford University - Brock School of Business
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Philanthropy, Taxes, Donor Advised Funds

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Too Many Nonprofits? An Empirical Approach to Estimating Trends in Nonprofit Demand

Harrison, T. & Thornton, J. (2014). Too Many Nonprofits? An Empirical Approach to Estimating Trends in Nonprofit Demand Density. Nonprofit Policy Forum. 5(2), 213-229.
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 26 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2017
Teresa D. Harrison and Jeremy P. Thornton
Drexel University - Department of Economics & International Business and Samford University - Brock School of Business
Downloads 73 (403,568)
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entry thresholds, nonprofit, competition

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Choosing to Give More: Experimental Evidence on Restricted Gifts and Charitable Behavior

Applied Economics Letters, Volume 19, Issue 8, 2012, pages 745-748
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 20 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2012
Sara Helms, Brian Scott and Jeremy P. Thornton
Samford University, Washington College - Department of Economics and Samford University - Brock School of Business
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Restricted Gifts, Charity, Altriusm, Nonprofit, Experiment

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New Evidence on Charitable Gift Restrictions

Applied Economics Letters, Vol. 20, No. 17, 2013
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2016
Jeremy P. Thornton, Sara Helms and Brian Scott
Samford University - Brock School of Business, Samford University and Washington College - Department of Economics
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Charitable giving, gift restrictions, experiment, donor behavior

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An Evangelical Anomaly: Religious Observance and Intertemporal Choice

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 25 Dec 2013
Jeremy P. Thornton, Charles Stokes and Sara Helms
Samford University - Brock School of Business, Samford University - Sociology and Samford University
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religion, human capital, time preference

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Good Enough for Government Work: When Should Government Hire Nonprofits

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 29 Oct 2015
Jeremy P. Thornton and Jesse D. Lecy
Samford University - Brock School of Business and Arizona State University (ASU) - School of Public Affairs
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Nonprofit, FAADS, Contract, Complexity, Cost-plus

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Divine Restraint: An Experimental Analysis of Religious Preference and Intertemporal Discounting

Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 03 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2016
Jeremy P. Thornton, Charles Stokes and Sara Helms
Samford University - Brock School of Business, Samford University - Sociology and Samford University
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religion, charitable giving, discount, experiment, Mturk

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Agency and Incentives in International Development Partnerships

Faith & Economics, Nos. 47/48, pp. 1-24, Spring/Fall 2006
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 01 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2009
Jeremy P. Thornton and Philip Thornton
Samford University - Brock School of Business and Asbury College
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agency, international development, religion

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Entry, Donor Market Size, and Competitive Conduct Among Nonprofit Firms

International Journal of Industrial Organization, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Dec 2016
Philip Garland Gayle, Teresa D. Harrison and Jeremy P. Thornton
Kansas State University - Department of Economics, Drexel University - Department of Economics & International Business and Samford University - Brock School of Business
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Nonprofit, Entry, Competition

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Religious Observance and Intertemporal Choice

Thornton, Jeremy, Charles Stokes, and Sara Helms McCarty. "An Evangelical Anomaly: Religious Observance and Intertemporal Choice." Religion & Education 46.4 (2019): 401-433.
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Nov 2021
Jeremy P. Thornton, Sara Helms and Charles Stokes
Samford University - Brock School of Business, Samford University and Samford University - Sociology
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Competition, Contractibility, and the Market for Donors to Nonprofits

The Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization, Vol. 24, Issue 1, pp. 215-246, 2008
Posted: 23 Jun 2008
Marco A. Castaneda, John E. Garen and Jeremy P. Thornton
Tulane University, University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics and Samford University - Brock School of Business

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Competition, Contractibility, and the Market for Donors to Non-Profits

Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Vol. 24, No. 1, 2008
Posted: 30 Mar 2008
Marco A. Castaneda, John E. Garen and Jeremy P. Thornton
Tulane University, University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics and Samford University - Brock School of Business

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Nonprofit Organizations, Contractibility, Competition

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Further Evidence on Competition in Nonprofit Donor Market

Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly
Number of pages: 41
Teresa D. Harrison and Jeremy P. Thornton
Drexel University and Samford University - Brock School of Business
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Competition, Entry, Threshold, Nonprofit

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Good Enough for Government Work? An Incomplete Contracts Approach to the Use of Nonprofits in U.S. Federal Procurement

Thornton, Jeremy, and Jesse Lecy. "Good Enough for Government Work? An Incomplete Contracts Approach to the Use of Nonprofits in US Federal Procurement." Nonprofit Policy Forum. Vol. 10. No. 3. De Gruyter, 2019.
Number of pages: 31
Jeremy P. Thornton
Samford University - Brock School of Business
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Nonprofit, FAADS, Contract, Complexity, Cost plus