Corporate social responsibility and financial markets


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This thesis examines the economics of corporate social responsibility, with an emphasis on the role of financial markets and institutions. Questions that are raised are: What does corporate social responsibility mean in an economic context? What is the impact of corporate social responsibility on the financial performance of a company? What kind of role can a stock market play in trying to achieve sustainable development? What is the relation between corporate social responsibility, economic allocation, (re)-distributional effects and location choice? In this thesis, both theoretical and empirical research is presented in trying to answer these questions
Originele taal-2English
KwalificatieDoctor of Philosophy
Toekennende instantie
  • Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
  • Scholtens, Bert, Supervisor
  • Sterken, Elmer, Supervisor
Datum van toekenning7-feb.-2008
Plaats van publicatieEnschede
Gedrukte ISBN's9789078249061
StatusPublished - 2008

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