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EFA Keynote Speech: "Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility: What Do Investors Care about? What Should Investors Care about?"

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This article is the keynote address from the Eastern Finance Association meeting in New Orleans in March 2007 with updated references and examples. In this keynote address, I discuss what we can learn about institutional investors' views on corporate governance and corporate social responsibility from research and surveys. Copyright (c) 2009, The Eastern Finance Association.

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  • Laura T. Starks, 2009. "EFA Keynote Speech: "Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility: What Do Investors Care about? What Should Investors Care about?"," The Financial Review, Eastern Finance Association, vol. 44(4), pages 461-468, November.
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