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Title: Data underpinning "Risk and Resilience in Scottish Charities"
Creator(s): McDonnell, Diarmuid
Rutherford, Alasdair C
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Keywords: charity risk
charity regulation
charity accountability
nonprofit risk
financial vulnerability
Citation: McDonnell, D; Rutherford, AC (2017): Data underpinning "Risk and Resilience in Scottish Charities". University of Stirling. Dataset.
Publisher: University of Stirling. Faculty of Social Sciences
Dataset Description (Abstract): Data underpinning the empirical work conducted during an ESRC-funded PhD scholarship - Risk and Resilience in Scottish Charities; the data sets correspond to chapters 4 - 7 in the thesis of the same name (available at: The quantitative data stems from two sources: administrative data from the Scottish Charity Register; and a self-completion questionnaire of 420 charities conducted during summer 2015. See the accompanying documentation (README.docx) for detailed descriptions of the data collection, cleaning and preparation work. Consult the thesis or accompanying journal articles to see how the data sets were analysed.
Dataset Description (TOC): charityinvestigations_20170411 - data from Chapter Four; improvingcharityaccountability_20170411 - data from Chapter Five; charityfinancialvulnerability_mod_20170515, charityfinancialvulnerability_des_20170515 - data from Chapter Six; charitysurvey_20170515 - data from Chapter Seven
Type: dataset
Funder(s): ESRC - Economic and Social Research Council
Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator
Geographic Location(s): Scotland
Time Period: 2013 - 2016
Rights: Rights covered by the standard CC-BY 4.0 licence:
Affiliation(s) of Dataset Creator(s): University of Stirling (Sociology/Social Pol&Criminology)

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charityinvestigations_20170411.csvChapter Four - The Nature and Extent of Misconduct5.13 MBUnknownView/Open
charitysurvey_20170515.dtaChapter Seven - Understanding of Risk by Charities355.95 kBUnknownView/Open
charityinvestigations_20170411.dtaChapter Four - The Nature and Extent of Misconduct2.04 MBUnknownView/Open
improvingcharityaccountability_20170411.csvChapter Five - Accountability Matters9.59 MBUnknownView/Open
improvingcharityaccountability_20170411.dtaChapter Five - Accountability Matters4.88 MBUnknownView/Open
charityfinancialvulnerability_des_20170515.csvChapter Six - Financial Vulnerability8.31 MBUnknownView/Open
charityfinancialvulnerability_des_20170515.dtaChapter Six - Financial Vulnerability4.22 MBUnknownView/Open
charityfinancialvulnerability_mod_20170515.csvChapter Six - Financial Vulnerability708.91 kBUnknownView/Open
charityfinancialvulnerability_mod_20170515.dtaChapter Six - Financial Vulnerability398.08 kBUnknownView/Open
charitysurvey_20170515.csvChapter Seven - Understanding of Risk by Charities99.21 kBUnknownView/Open
README.docxData collection, cleaning and preparation documentation25.57 kBMicrosoft Word XMLView/Open

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