An Empirical Analysis of the Strategic Use of Corporate Social Responsibility
Donald Siegel () and
Donald Vitaliano ()
Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 2007, vol. 16, issue 3, 773-792
"Recent theories of the strategic use of corporate social responsibility (CSR) emphasize the role of information asymmetry and how CSR is likely to be incorporated into a firm's product differentiation strategy. A key empirical implication of these theories is that firms selling experience or credence goods are more likely to be socially responsible than firms selling search goods. Using firm-level data, we report evidence that is consistent with this hypothesis." Copyright 2007, The Author(s) Journal Compilation (c) 2007 Blackwell Publishing.
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