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Mark Ottoni-Wilhelm

Campus Address: CA 521
Phone: (765)277-1229
Email: mowilhel@iupui.edu
[Icon]: Website https://oncourse.iu.edu/access/content/user/mowilhel/Web_page/index.htm Website


Professor of Economics and Philanthropic Studies.


B.S.E.E. Johns Hopkins University 1979.
M.S.E. University of Michigan 1980.
Ph.D. New York University 1990.

Academic Interests

The economics of pro-social behavior.


Applied econometrics, statistics


Visiting Research Scholar, Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University, 2000-2002.
Dean’s Dissertation Fellow, New York University, 1988-89.
Helbein Scholar, New York University, 1986-87.
President's Fellow, The University of Michigan, 1979-80.
Royal Society of Arts Silver Medal, The Johns Hopkins University, 1979.


Recent articles about prosocial behavior, the intergenerational transmission of generosity, and applied econometrics in the Review of Economics of the Household, Journal of Adolescence, Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, Social Pyschology Quarterly, the Journal of Public Economics, and the Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics. Other articles in journals such as the American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, and the Review of Economics and Statistics. Book chapters in volumes by the Russell Sage Foundation and Harvard and Yale University presses.

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Founding Director, The Center on Philanthropy Panel Study.
Co-program chair, the Association for the Study of the Grants Economy.

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