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Socially Irresponsible Investment In The United States

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Title: Socially Irresponsible Investment In The United States
Other Titles: Socially Irresponsible Investment In The United States
Authors: Grönros, André
Joakim, Phung
Issue Date: 22-Aug-2017
Degree: Student essay
Series/Report no.: 201708:221
Keywords: Abnormal Returns
Sin Stock
Unethical Investment
Abstract: In this thesis, we provide evidence on the performance of an unethical investment strategy during the 21st-century. We examine publicly traded US companies engage in one of these five industries; gambling, oil/gas, alcohol, tobacco, and defense. Using a sample of approximately 200 unethical stocks from 2001-2016, we hypothesize that the unethical portfolio does not outperform the market and SRI comparables and that there is a clear trend before and after the global financial crisis in 2008. Cons... more
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