Corporate campaign contributions and abnormal stock returns after presidential elections

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Juergen Huber ; Michael Kirchler (2008)
  • Subject: Presidential Election, Corporate Campaign Contributions, Abnormal Returns
    • jel: jel:G10 | jel:P16 | jel:D72
    mesheuropmc: genetic structures | health care economics and organizations | health services administration | health care facilities, manpower, and services

In the U.S. campaign contributions by companies play a major role in financing election campaigns. We analyze contributions by companies before an election and stock market performance after the election for the presidential elections from 1992 until 2004. We find that ... View more
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