The basic structure, typology, functions, revenues and expenditure of the tertiary sector in the U.S.

Publication type Article
Status Published
Occupation: Leading researcher
Affiliation: Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO), Russian Academy of Science
Address: 23, Profsoyuznaya Str., Moscow, 117997, Russian Federation
Journal nameObshchestvo i ekonomika
EditionIssue 7

The article attempts to present the multifaceted world of the American tertiary sector; explains the need for using non-market instruments in order to provide public goods; clarifies relations and connections of the tertiary sector organizations with the state and business. The definition of the tertiary sector as forming a horizontal multidimensional, multi-vector, growing and self-organizing system of naturally developing relations between people is given. The system is seen as a collection of communities emerging and functioning at the national and local levels, with one of their main tasks being to provide people with the opportunity to communicate and make important decisions, based on similar practical and spiritual interests.

Keywordsnon-profit organizations, tertiary sector, civil institutions, market failures, failures of the state, public goods, civil lobby, fundraising, US Internal Revenue Service
Publication date03.08.2021
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