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  1. 1. Consumer decision making in a complex environment : Examining the decision making process of socially responsible mutual fund investors

    Författare :Jonas Nilsson; Sofia Isberg; Tommy Nöhr Jensen; Anna-Carin Nordvall; Tina Harrison; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Consumer decision making; complex decision making environments; socially responsible investment; ethical investment; mutual funds; private investment; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; företagsekonomi; Business Studies;

    Sammanfattning : During the last few decades, "regular people" have become increasingly involved with investing in the stock market. One way of doing this, which has become more and more popular, is to invest in mutual funds. The mutual fund industry has, due to its explosive growth, been described as a success story of the 20th century. LÄS MER

  2. 2. The Ethics of Investing. Making Money or Making a Difference?

    Författare :Joakim Sandberg; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; ethical investment; ethical investing; socially responsible investment; socially responsible investing; ethical funds; screening; shareholder activism; sin stocks; active shareholding; corporate governance; responsible ownership; relationship investing; philanthropy; speculation; the stock market; annual general meeting; investor influence; consistency; conscientiousness; collective responsibility; generalisation test; pragmatism; consequentialism; demandingness; applied ethics; ethics; moral philosophy;

    Sammanfattning : The concepts of ‘ethical’ and ‘socially responsible’ investment (SRI) have become increasingly popular in recent years and funds which offer this kind of investment have attracted many individual investors. The present book addresses the issue of ‘How ought one to invest?’ by critically engaging with the ideas of the proponents of this movement about what makes ‘ethical’ investing ethical. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Individual investors and socially responsible mutual funds

    Författare :Nicha Lapanan; Jörgen Hellström; Rickard Olsson; Maximilian Wimmer; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; individual investors; mutual funds; socially responsible investing; prosocial preference;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis examines the behavior of individual investors towards socially responsible mutual funds. The results are reported in the four self-contained papers.Paper [I] profiles SR individual investors. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Institutional Ownership - the Anonymous Capital : Corporate Governance and Investment Performance

    Författare :Daniel Wiberg; Högskolan i Jönköping; []

    Sammanfattning : This thesis consists of five separate essays and an introductory chapter, The essays can be read independently from each other, but they are all in the field of corporate governance and investment performance. Specifically, the focus is on the role of institutional owners in the conflict between controlling shareholders and minority owners. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Ownership reform and corporate governance : The Slovak privatisation process in 1990-1996

    Författare :Mikael Olsson; Lars Magnusson; Peter de Souza; Mats Larsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic history; privatisation; ownership reform; corporate governance; the Slovak Republic; restructuring; property rights; financial sector development; economic transition; communist economies; path dependence; institutional economics; investment funds; transformation; Ekonomisk historia; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia; Ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Sammanfattning : Since 1989, there has been a period of rapid change of the economies of the former Eastern bloc. Within a few years, the majority of the formerly centrally administered economies had begun restructuring their economic systems, including the privatisation. of formerly state-owned enterprises. LÄS MER