Corporate Social Responsibility or Government Regulation: An Analysis of Institutional Choice
AbstractThe article presents an economic theory of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and analyzes economic, social, political, and institutional factors that could affect the comparative advantages of CSR over government regulations. A discussion of the Russian CSR model emphasizes the importance of property protection rights for the efficient implementation of CSR, and cautions against excessive government involvement in CSR processes.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by M.E. Sharpe, Inc. in its journal Problems of Economic Transition.
Volume (Year): 52 (2009)
Issue (Month): 8 (December)
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- L. Polishchuk., 2009. "Corporate Social Responsibility vs. Government Regulation: An Analysis of Institutional Choice," VOPROSY ECONOMIKI, N.P. Redaktsiya zhurnala "Voprosy Economiki", vol. 10.
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- Ulf Richter, 2011. "Drivers of Change: A Multiple-Case Study on the Process of Institutionalization of Corporate Responsibility Among Three Multinational Companies," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 102(2), pages 261-279, August.
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