publication . Article . Other literature type . Doctoral thesis . 2012

Economic Perspectives on Corporate Social Responsibility

Markus Kitzmueller; Jay Shimshack;
English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2012
  • Country: Italy
Abstract
Defense date: 16/04/2010 Examining Board: Professor Pascal Courty, University of Victoria, Canada, Supervisor Professor Luigi Guiso, EUI Professor Franklin Allen, University of Pennsylvania Professor Benjamin Lockwood, University of Warwick What is Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and how can we explain the phenomenon from an economic perspective? Is there a business case for CSR and was Milton Friedman right when writing in the New York Times in 1970 that "the social responsibility of business is to increase its profits"? Chapter 1 of this thesis will address all these questions and create a coherent conceptual framework for further analysis in the subsequ...
Subjects
free text keywords: Social responsibility of business, Corporate governance, Social science, Moral hazard, Public good, Social responsibility, Empirical evidence, Shareholder, Economics, Induced innovation, Corporate social responsibility, jel:D21, jel:L21, jel:M14
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publication . Article . Other literature type . Doctoral thesis . 2012

Economic Perspectives on Corporate Social Responsibility

Markus Kitzmueller; Jay Shimshack;