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Effects of Ownership and Financial Status on Corporate Environmental Performance

  • Lubomír Lízal
  • Dietrich Earnhart

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This paper analyzes the effects of ownership structure on corporate environmental performance and examines the link from financial performance to environmental performance in a transition economy. In particular, it analyzes these ownership effects and this performance link using an unbalanced panel of Czech firms for the years 1993 to 1998. It considers state ownership and various types of private ownership, while contrasting concentrated and diffuse forms of private ownership. Additionally, it examines whether or not successful financial performance begets or undermines good environmental performance.

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Paper provided by William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan in its series William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series with number 492.

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Length: 52 pages
Date of creation: 01 Aug 2002
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Handle: RePEc:wdi:papers:2002-492
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