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Constantin Belu

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Directorate-General Competition
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Bruxelles/Brussel, Belgium
http://ec.europa.eu/competition/
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Working papers

  1. Belu, Constantin & Manescu, Cristiana, 2009. "Strategic Corporate Social Responsibility and Economic Performance," Working Papers in Economics 362, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics, revised 01 Jan 2011.

Articles

  1. Constantin Belu, 2015. "Are distance measures effective at measuring efficiency? DEA meets the vintage model," Journal of Productivity Analysis, Springer, vol. 43(3), pages 237-248, June.
  2. Constantin Belu & Cristiana Manescu, 2013. "Strategic corporate social responsibility and economic performance," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 45(19), pages 2751-2764, July.
  3. Constantin BELU, 2012. "Pricing Patterns And Implications For Competition Policy," Review of Economic and Business Studies, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, issue 10, pages 97-103, December.
  4. Constantin BELU, 2012. "Merger Reviews And Post-Merger Evaluation With Dea," The USV Annals of Economics and Public Administration, Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava, Romania, Faculty of Economics and Public Administration, vol. 12(2(16)), pages 227-233, December.
  5. Constantin Belu, 2009. "Ranking corporations based on sustainable and socially responsible practices. A data envelopment analysis (DEA) approach," Sustainable Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 17(4), pages 257-268.

Citations

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Working papers

  1. Belu, Constantin & Manescu, Cristiana, 2009. "Strategic Corporate Social Responsibility and Economic Performance," Working Papers in Economics 362, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics, revised 01 Jan 2011.

    Cited by:

    1. Mika Goto & Toshiyuki Sueyoshi, 2020. "Sustainable development and corporate social responsibility in Japanese manufacturing companies," Sustainable Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 28(4), pages 844-856, July.
    2. Naveed Ahmad & Zia Ullah & Asif Mahmood & Antonio Ariza-Montes & Alejandro Vega-Muñoz & Heesup Han & Miklas Scholz, 2021. "Corporate Social Responsibility at the Micro-Level as a “New Organizational Value” for Sustainability: Are Females More Aligned towards It?," IJERPH, MDPI, vol. 18(4), pages 1-14, February.
    3. Ramiz ur Rehman & Zahid Riaz & Charles Cullinan & Junrui Zhang & Fanghua Wang, 2020. "Institutional Ownership and Value Relevance of Corporate Social Responsibility Disclosure: Empirical Evidence from China," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 12(6), pages 1-18, March.
    4. Shilong Wei & Muhammad Safdar Sial & Ubaldo Comite & Phung Anh Thu & Daniel Badulescu & József Popp, 2021. "An Examination to Explain the Mechanism of Employees’ Environment-Specific Behavior through CSR and Work Engagement from the Perspective of Stewardship Theory," IJERPH, MDPI, vol. 18(17), pages 1-19, September.
    5. Eugenia Suarez Moran, 2020. "Do corporations care? Corporate Social Responsibility and firm’s engagement," EconoQuantum, Revista de Economia y Finanzas, Universidad de Guadalajara, Centro Universitario de Ciencias Economico Administrativas, Departamento de Metodos Cuantitativos y Maestria en Economia., vol. 17(1), pages 7-27, Enero-Jun.
    6. Encarna Guillamon-Saorin & Magdalena Kapelko & Spiro E. Stefanou, 2018. "Corporate Social Responsibility and Operational Inefficiency: A Dynamic Approach," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 10(7), pages 1-26, July.
    7. René P. Orij & Saif Rehman & Hashim Khan & Faisal Khan, 2021. "Is CSR the new competitive environment for CEOs? The association between CEO turnover, corporate social responsibility and board gender diversity: Asian evidence," Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, John Wiley & Sons, vol. 28(2), pages 731-747, March.
    8. Shah Ali Murtaza & Asif Mahmood & Saima Saleem & Naveed Ahmad & Muhammad Suhail Sharif & Edina Molnár, 2021. "Proposing Stewardship Theory as an Alternate to Explain the Relationship between CSR and Employees’ Pro-Environmental Behavior," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 13(15), pages 1-15, July.
    9. Issam Laguir & Rebecca Stekelorum & Lamia Laguir & Raffaele Staglianò, 2021. "Managing corporate social responsibility in the bank sector: A fuzzy and disaggregated approach," Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, John Wiley & Sons, vol. 28(4), pages 1324-1334, July.
    10. Magdalena Kapelko & Alfons Oude Lansink & Encarna Guillamon‐Saorin, 2021. "Corporate social responsibility and dynamic productivity change in the US food and beverage manufacturing industry," Agribusiness, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 37(2), pages 286-305, April.
    11. Tai-Hsi Wu & Hsiang-Lin Chih & Mei-Chen Lin & Yi Hua Wu, 2020. "A Data Envelopment Analysis-Based Methodology Adopting Assurance Region Approach for Measuring Corporate Social Performance," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 148(3), pages 863-892, April.
    12. Eugene Burgos Mutuc & Sladjana Cabrilo, 2022. "Corporate social responsibility, intellectual capital and financial performance: evidence from developed and developing Asian economies," Review of Managerial Science, Springer, vol. 16(4), pages 1227-1267, May.
    13. Juan Aparicio & Magdalena Kapelko, 2019. "Enhancing the Measurement of Composite Indicators of Corporate Social Performance," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 144(2), pages 807-826, July.
    14. Lahouel, Béchir Ben & Zaied, Younes Ben & Song, Yaoyao & Yang, Guo-liang, 2021. "Corporate social performance and financial performance relationship: A data envelopment analysis approach without explicit input," Finance Research Letters, Elsevier, vol. 39(C).
    15. Oliveira, Renata & Zanella, Andreia & Camanho, Ana S., 2019. "The assessment of corporate social responsibility: The construction of an industry ranking and identification of potential for improvement," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 278(2), pages 498-513.
    16. Duan, Yunlong & Mu, Chang & Yang, Meng & Deng, Zhiqing & Chin, Tachia & Zhou, Li & Fang, Qifeng, 2021. "Study on early warnings of strategic risk during the process of firms’ sustainable innovation based on an optimized genetic BP neural networks model: Evidence from Chinese manufacturing firms," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 242(C).
    17. Labrini Sideri, 2021. "Leveraging CSR for Sustainability: Assessing Performance Implications of Sustainability Reporting in a National Business System," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 13(11), pages 1-16, May.
    18. Tadesse Getacher Engida & Christopher F. Parmeter & Xudong Rao & Alfons G.J.M. Oude Lansink, 2022. "Investment Inefficiency and Corporate Social Responsibility," Journal of Productivity Analysis, Springer, vol. 58(1), pages 95-108, August.
    19. Woon Leong Lin & Chin Lee & Siong Hook Law, 2021. "Asymmetric effects of corporate sustainability strategy on value creation among global automotive firms: A dynamic panel quantile regression approach," Business Strategy and the Environment, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 30(2), pages 931-954, February.
    20. Yang Sun & Eunju Ko, 2016. "Influence of sustainable marketing activities on customer equity," Journal of Global Scholars of Marketing Science, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 26(3), pages 270-283, June.
    21. Shahbaz, Muhammad & Karaman, Abdullah S. & Kilic, Merve & Uyar, Ali, 2020. "Board attributes, CSR engagement, and corporate performance: What is the nexus in the energy sector?," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 143(C).
    22. Yeh, Shu-Ling & Chen, Yu-Shan & Kao, Yi-Hui & Wu, Sou-Shan, 2014. "Obstacle factors of corporate social responsibility implementation: Empirical evidence from listed companies in Taiwan," The North American Journal of Economics and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 28(C), pages 313-326.
    23. Zhu, Qinghua & Liu, Junjun & Lai, Kee-hung, 2016. "Corporate social responsibility practices and performance improvement among Chinese national state-owned enterprises," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 171(P3), pages 417-426.
    24. Huang, Kaixing & Sim, Nicholas & Zhao, Hong, 2020. "Corporate social responsibility, corporate financial performance and the confounding effects of economic fluctuations: A meta-analysis," International Review of Financial Analysis, Elsevier, vol. 70(C).
    25. Woon Leong Lin & Jo Ann Ho & Murali Sambasivan, 2018. "Impact of Corporate Political Activity on the Relationship Between Corporate Social Responsibility and Financial Performance: A Dynamic Panel Data Approach," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 11(1), pages 1-22, December.
    26. Peter Huber & Eva Abramuszkinová Pavlíková & Marcela Basovníková, 2017. "The Impact of CSR Certification on Firm Profitability, Wages and Sales," WIFO Working Papers 535, WIFO.

Articles

  1. Constantin Belu, 2015. "Are distance measures effective at measuring efficiency? DEA meets the vintage model," Journal of Productivity Analysis, Springer, vol. 43(3), pages 237-248, June.

    Cited by:

    1. Hampf, Benjamin, 2017. "Rational inefficiency, adjustment costs and sequential technologies," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 263(3), pages 1095-1108.
    2. Hampf, Benjamin, 2016. "Rational Inefficiency, Adjustment Costs and Sequential Technologies," VfS Annual Conference 2016 (Augsburg): Demographic Change 145796, Verein für Socialpolitik / German Economic Association.
    3. Finn R. Førsund, 2018. "Multi-equation modelling of desirable and undesirable outputs satisfying the materials balance," Empirical Economics, Springer, vol. 54(1), pages 67-99, February.
    4. Førsund, Finn. R., 2015. "Productivity Interpretations of the Farrell Efficiency Measures and the Malmquist Index and its Decomposition," Memorandum 14/2015, Oslo University, Department of Economics.

  2. Constantin Belu & Cristiana Manescu, 2013. "Strategic corporate social responsibility and economic performance," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 45(19), pages 2751-2764, July.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  3. Constantin Belu, 2009. "Ranking corporations based on sustainable and socially responsible practices. A data envelopment analysis (DEA) approach," Sustainable Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 17(4), pages 257-268.

    Cited by:

    1. Zhou, Haibo & Yang, Yi & Chen, Yao & Zhu, Joe, 2018. "Data envelopment analysis application in sustainability: The origins, development and future directions," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 264(1), pages 1-16.
    2. Chrisovalantis Malesios & Prasanta K. Dey & Fuad Ben Abdelaziz, 2020. "Supply chain sustainability performance measurement of small and medium sized enterprises using structural equation modeling," Annals of Operations Research, Springer, vol. 294(1), pages 623-653, November.
    3. Mika Goto & Toshiyuki Sueyoshi, 2020. "Sustainable development and corporate social responsibility in Japanese manufacturing companies," Sustainable Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 28(4), pages 844-856, July.
    4. Jean-Michel Sahut & Sandrine Boulerne & Medhi Mili & Frédéric Teulon, 2012. "What relation exists between CSR and longevity of firms?," Post-Print halshs-02099280, HAL.
    5. Sueyoshi, Toshiyuki & Yuan, Yan & Goto, Mika, 2017. "A literature study for DEA applied to energy and environment," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 62(C), pages 104-124.
    6. Samy Garas & Osama El-Temtamy, 2020. "The “simultaneous cycle” between corporate social responsibility and firms’ financial performance," International Journal of Disclosure and Governance, Palgrave Macmillan, vol. 17(2), pages 39-50, September.
    7. María-Celia López-Penabad & José Manuel Maside-Sanfiz & Juan Torrelles Manent & Ana Iglesias-Casal, 2020. "Application of the DEA Double Bootstrap to Analyze Efficiency in Galician Sheltered Workshops," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 12(16), pages 1-21, August.
    8. Satu Pätäri & Ari Jantunen & Kalevi Kyläheiko & Jaana Sandström, 2012. "Does Sustainable Development Foster Value Creation? Empirical Evidence from the Global Energy Industry," Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, John Wiley & Sons, vol. 19(6), pages 317-326, November.
    9. Xuetong Wang & Wenyong Lai & Xiangnan Song & Chen Lu, 2018. "Implementation Efficiency of Corporate Social Responsibility in the Construction Industry: A China Study," IJERPH, MDPI, vol. 15(9), pages 1-21, September.
    10. Xing Chen & Bert Scholtens, 2018. "The urge to act: A comparison of active and passive socially responsible investment funds in the United States," Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, John Wiley & Sons, vol. 25(6), pages 1154-1173, November.
    11. Magdalena Kapelko & Alfons Oude Lansink & Encarna Guillamon‐Saorin, 2021. "Corporate social responsibility and dynamic productivity change in the US food and beverage manufacturing industry," Agribusiness, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 37(2), pages 286-305, April.
    12. Shih-Heng Yu, 2019. "Benchmarking and Performance Evaluation Towards the Sustainable Development of Regions in Taiwan: A Minimum Distance-Based Measure with Undesirable Outputs in Additive DEA," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 144(3), pages 1323-1348, August.
    13. Jean-Michel Sahuta & Sandrine Boulerne & Medhi Mili & Frédéric Teulon, 2014. "What Relation Exists Between Corporate Social Responsibility (Csr) And Longevity Of Firms?," Working Papers 2014-248, Department of Research, Ipag Business School.
    14. Matthias Staessens & Pieter Jan Kerstens & Johan Bruneel & Laurens Cherchye, 2018. "Data Envelopment Analysis and Social Enterprises: Analysing Performance, Strategic Orientation and Mission Drift," Post-Print hal-02111502, HAL.
    15. Víctor Amor-Esteban & Mª-Purificación Galindo-Villardón & Fátima David, 2018. "Study of the Importance of National Identity in the Development of Corporate Social Responsibility Practices: A Multivariate Vision," Administrative Sciences, MDPI, vol. 8(3), pages 1-33, August.
    16. Fu-Chiang Yang, 2017. "Integrating corporate social responsibility and profitability into best practice selection: the case of large Taiwanese firms," Quality & Quantity: International Journal of Methodology, Springer, vol. 51(4), pages 1493-1512, July.
    17. Víctor Amor‐Esteban & Ma‐Purificación Galindo‐Villardón & Isabel‐María García‐Sánchez & Fátima David, 2019. "An extension of the industrial corporate social responsibility practices index: New information for stakeholder engagement under a multivariate approach," Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, John Wiley & Sons, vol. 26(1), pages 127-140, January.
    18. Juan Aparicio & Magdalena Kapelko, 2019. "Enhancing the Measurement of Composite Indicators of Corporate Social Performance," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 144(2), pages 807-826, July.
    19. Oliveira, Renata & Zanella, Andreia & Camanho, Ana S., 2019. "The assessment of corporate social responsibility: The construction of an industry ranking and identification of potential for improvement," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 278(2), pages 498-513.
    20. Hyun-Duck Kim, 2021. "Analyzing Sustainability Reports of Global, Public Corporations by Industrial Sectors and National Origins," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 13(9), pages 1-14, May.
    21. Víctor Amor‐Esteban & María Purificación Galindo‐Villardón & Isabel‐María García‐Sánchez, 2020. "Bias in composite indexes of CSR practice: An analysis of CUR matrix decomposition," Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, John Wiley & Sons, vol. 27(4), pages 1914-1936, July.
    22. Silvana Signori & Leire San-Jose & Jose Luis Retolaza & Gianfranco Rusconi, 2021. "Stakeholder Value Creation: Comparing ESG and Value Added in European Companies," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 13(3), pages 1-16, January.
    23. Francesco Sandulli & José Fernández-Menéndez & Antonio Rodríguez-Duarte & José López-Sánchez, 2012. "The productivity payoff of information technology in multimarket SMEs," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 39(1), pages 99-117, July.
    24. Viju Raghupathi & Jie Ren & Wullianallur Raghupathi, 2020. "Identifying Corporate Sustainability Issues by Analyzing Shareholder Resolutions: A Machine-Learning Text Analytics Approach," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 12(11), pages 1-24, June.
    25. Galagedera, Don U.A., 2019. "Modelling social responsibility in mutual fund performance appraisal: A two-stage data envelopment analysis model with non-discretionary first stage output," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 273(1), pages 376-389.
    26. Soytas, Mehmet Ali & Denizel, Meltem & Durak Usar, Damla, 2019. "Addressing endogeneity in the causal relationship between sustainability and financial performance," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 210(C), pages 56-71.
    27. Petridis, Konstantinos & Tampakoudis, Ioannis & Drogalas, George & Kiosses, Nikolaos, 2022. "A Support Vector Machine model for classification of efficiency: An application to M&A," Research in International Business and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 61(C).
    28. Hélène Pasquini & Frédéric Teulon, 2014. "What is the perception of corporate social responsibility for fund managers in Switzerland?," Working Papers 2014-97, Department of Research, Ipag Business School.
    29. Nadine Székely & Jan vom Brocke, 2017. "What can we learn from corporate sustainability reporting? Deriving propositions for research and practice from over 9,500 corporate sustainability reports published between 1999 and 2015 using topic ," PLOS ONE, Public Library of Science, vol. 12(4), pages 1-27, April.
    30. Toshiyuki Sueyoshi & Mika Goto, 2018. "Difficulties and remedies on DEA environmental assessment," Journal of Economic Structures, Springer;Pan-Pacific Association of Input-Output Studies (PAPAIOS), vol. 7(1), pages 1-20, December.
    31. María-Celia López-Penabad & José Manuel Maside-Sanfiz & Juan Torrelles-Manent & Carmen López-Andión, 2021. "Performance Evaluation of Sheltered Workshops. Does Legal Status Matter?," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 13(3), pages 1-18, January.

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