Corporate Finance, Governance, and Social Responsibility
Gherghina, Ştefan Cristian (editor)
This reprint covers 27 papers published in the Special Issue entitled “Corporate Finance, Governance, and Social Responsibility,” which examines several topics related to corporate finance, financial modeling, corporate governance, and corporate social responsibility. Corporate finance-related articles (Anton and Afloarei Nucu, 2021; Bae et al., 2023; Kedzior et al., 2020; Lääts and Lukason, 2022; Miglo, 2020; Mihail et al., 2021; Mota and Moreira, 2023; Tsolas, 2021; Tudose et al., 2021; and Wen et al., 2021) focus on the drivers of the capital structure and firm performance, the effect of working capital management on profitability, and the link between derivative use and profitability. Regarding financial modeling, stock market volatility was explored during COVID-19 (Gherghina et al., 2021). Corporate governance studies (Aluchna and Kuszewski, 2020; Ararat et al., 2021; Ding and Chea, 2021; Kjærland et al., 2020; Lourenço et al., 2021; Lukason and Camacho-Miñano, 2020; Maier and Yurtoglu, 2022; Mihail and Dumitrescu, 2021; Mihail et al., 2022; Mihail and Micu, 2021; and Pourmansouri et al., 2022) examine the effect of corporate governance compliance practices, board attributes, or employee stock option plans on bankruptcy risk, performance, firm value, or earnings management. Regarding CSR (Bozos et al., 2022; Rossi et al., 2021; Saeed and Sroufe, 2021; Singh and Hong, 2023; and Tseng and Shih, 2022), the research focuses on how CSR affects financial performance, risk management, or analyst profits estimates.
Keywordscapital structure; New Technology-Based Firms (NTBFs); internal and external innovativeness; intangibility; corporate governance; information disclosure; timeliness of financial reporting; law violation; private firms; corporate governance best practice; corporate governance compliance; company value; Warsaw Stock Exchange; accrual earnings management; Nordic model; zero-debt policy; flexibility; tax shield; free cash flow problem; debt overhang; dividend policy; emerging economy; profitability; working capital management; employee stock option plans; executive compensation; firm performance; New Zealand; financial derivatives; Shenzhen stock exchange of China; state-owned companies; private-owned enterprises; performance; measurement of performance; EVA; strategies; business success; Romanian stock market; volatility clustering; autocorrelation; COVID-19; GARCH models; vector autoregression model; Granger causality; CSR practice; financial performance; environmental social and governance (ESG); board size; independent board members; return on equity; Romania; boards of directors; Egypt; gender diversity; Egyptian Revolution; investor relations; Bucharest Stock Exchange; firm efficiency; data envelopment analysis (DEA); pharmaceutical, cosmetic and detergent (PCD) firms; Greece; agency; corporate social responsibility; information environment; distress risk; trade credit; LGBT; market value; resource-based theory; sexual orientation and identity; simultaneous equations; protection of minority investors; stock market development; economic growth; board diversity; CEO characteristics; board committees; ownership concentration; agency theory; COVID-19 pandemic; Iran; global economy; financial management; corporate social responsibility reports; mandatory disclosure; mandatory assurance; analyst forecast accuracy; analyst forecast dispersion; board independence; bankruptcy risk; Europe; corporate sustainability; environmental; social; failure risk; nonbinding voting; shareholder activism; systematic risk; risk management practices; performance outcome; strategy; supply chain; capital budgeting; capital budgeting practices; footwear industry; metalworking industry; manufacturing; SMEs; equity investments; property and liability insurers; financial crisis; n/a
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Publication date and placeBasel, 2023
Development economics & emerging economies