In our Quota! thread, Frank Uible writes:

My point was that my impression is that international cultures as a general proposition have an ethos which is less philanthropic than the American culture and furthermore that American “Jews” are very philanthropically inclined. Consequently if my impression is correct, ceteris paribus Williams might want to be more receptive to American “Jews” applying for admission than to international applicants and thus increase the possibility of alumni donations to Williams in years to come.

I doubt this but — Good news! — it is an empirical question. Do International students give less or more than US students on average in the same class year. There is a great senior thesis to be written on this topic. What predicts donations to Williams?

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