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

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Scholarly Papers (22)

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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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

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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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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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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
Maxwell School of Syracuse University 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
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Religion, Charitable Giving

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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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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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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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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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An Evangelical Anomaly: Religious Observance and Intertemporal Choice

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 25 Dec 2013
Jeremy P. Thornton, Charles E 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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Financing Social Enterprise in the Very Long Run

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 24 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2017
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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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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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 E 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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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 Maxwell School of Syracuse University
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Nonprofit, FAADS, Contract, Complexity, Cost-plus

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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
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entry thresholds, nonprofit, competition

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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