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University of Pittsburgh Professor Wins Best Book Award

The Academy of Management, Public and Nonprofit Division, awarded Associate Professor Nuno Themudo with the 2016 Best Book Award for his book Nonprofit in Crisis. Dr. Themudo's research asks the question: Why do some countries have a vibrant nonprofit sector while others do not? Nonprofits in Crisis explores the theory of risk as a major mechanism through which economic development influences the nonprofit sector. Nuno S. Themudo elaborates this idea by focusing on Mexican nonprofit organizations, which operate and strive to survive in a risky environment. The study of these nonprofits generates broader lessons about philanthropy and the nonprofit sector that complement wider cross-national statistical analysis. Read more.