Shareholder Activism Research Spotlight

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Shareholder Activism Research Spotlight
Year: 
2017
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Stanford Quick Guide Series
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November 2017
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1
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21
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Copyright © 2017 by the Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University. All rights reserved
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English
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https://www.gsb.stanford.edu/sites/gsb/files/publication-pdf/cgri-quick-guide-19-shareholder-activism.pdf
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Shareholder Activism

This Research Spotlight provides a summary of the academic literature on shareholder activism, including:

·        The impact of union activism on corporate outcomes.

·        The performance of socially responsible investment funds.

·        The impact of activist hedge funds on effecting change.

·        The impact of activist hedge funds on short- and long-term corporate performance.

This Research Spotlight expands upon issues introduced in the Quick Guide “Investors and Activism”. 

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