Duncan Mayer studied Social Work (BSW, MSW) at Marywood University in Scranton Pennsylvania. Throughout this period he benefitted from several internship experiences involving implementation. These included public health and housing interventions with community-based organizations in Philadelphia and Lackawanna counties. During his MSW, Duncan completed an internship with the United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties, assisting in the facilitation of the allocations process and grant writing. Additionally, he contributed to a program evaluation of a childcare organization. Following graduation, he worked for The Institute for Public Policy and Economic Development in Wilkes-Barre Pennsylvania. During his time there he contributed to work on program evaluations, needs assessments, and a variety of other research initiatives. Among others, the list of topics covered in this work includes regional perspectives on behavioral health workforce development, social determinants of health, and the scope of social services. His academic interests include policy/program evaluation and quantitative methods.
Mayer, D. J. (2022). Simmer Down Now! A Study of Revenue Volatility and Dissolution in Nonprofit Organizations. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly.
Mayer, D. J., Fischer, R. L. (2022). Can a Measurement Error Perspective Improve Estimation in Neighborhood Effects Research? A Hierarchical Bayesian Methodology. Social Science Quarterly.
Fischer, R. L., Mayer, D. J. (2022). Nonprofit Management: Beyond Managerialism. In W. Brown & M. Hale (eds). Preparing Nonprofit Leaders: Contemporary Perspectives. Routledge.
Mayer, D. J. (2022). "Revealed Preference for Nonprofit Organizations; A Hedonic Price Analysis." Juried paper presentation. Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA).
Mayer, D. J. (2022) "Nonprofit Response to Neighborhood Conditions: Incorporating Space-Time Heterogeneity." Juried paper presentation. Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA).
Mayer, D. J. (2022). "Understanding the Geography of Cuyahoga County’s Nonprofit Sector Through Form-990 Data". Data Days Cleveland. Juried presentation. Data Days Cleveland.