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Does reporting on involvement in poverty alleviation affect the cost of equity? - Empirical evidence based on listed companies in Sweden


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Title: Does reporting on involvement in poverty alleviation affect the cost of equity? - Empirical evidence based on listed companies in Sweden
Other Titles: Har rapportering om involvering i fattigdomsbekämpning en påverkan på kostnaden på eget kapital? - Empiriska bevis baserade på börsnoterade företag i Sverige.
Authors: Lindstad, Cornelia
Österberg, Isabelle
Issue Date: 28-Jan-2021
Degree: Student essay
Series/Report no.: 202101:281
Uppsats
Keywords: Fama-French
Cost of Equity
Poverty
CSR
Swedish Stock Market
Abstract: The aim of this thesis is to conclude whether there is a difference in the effect on the cost of equity between companies involved in targeted poverty alleviation and companies that are not involved. Previous research indicates that increased transparency and sustainability reporting have a positive effect on the cost of equity and therefore this study aims to add research in this area. The companies included are of varying size and selected from the Stockholm Stock Exchange since very few, if a... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/67437
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