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Ambition Versus Conscience, Does Corporate Social Responsibility Pay off? The Application of Matching Methods

  • Chung-Hua Shen
  • Yuan Chang


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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Business Ethics.

    Volume (Year): 88 (2009)
    Issue (Month): 1 (April)
    Pages: 133-153

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:jbuset:v:88:y:2009:i:1:p:133-153
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