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dc.contributor.authorBénabou, Rolanden_US
dc.contributor.authorTirole, Jeanen_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-01-18en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-07-07T12:08:06Z-
dc.date.available2010-07-07T12:08:06Z-
dc.date.issued2009en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/36339-
dc.description.abstractSociety's demands for individual and corporate social responsibility as an alternative response to market and distributive failures are becoming increasingly prominent. We first draw on recent developments in the psychology and economics of prosocial behavior to shed light on this trend, which reflects a complex interplay of genuine altruism, social or self image concerns, and material incentives. We then link individual concerns to corporate social responsibility, contrasting three possible understandings of the term: the adoption of a more long-term perspective by firms, the delegated exercise of prosocial behavior on behalf of stakeholders, and insider-initiated corporate philanthropy. For both individuals and firms we discuss the benefits, costs and limits of socially responsible behavior as a means to further societal goals.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aInstitute for the Study of Labor (IZA) |cBonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aIZA Discussion Papers |x4570en_US
dc.subject.jelD64en_US
dc.subject.jelD78en_US
dc.subject.jelH41en_US
dc.subject.jelL31en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordCorporate social responsibilityen_US
dc.subject.keywordsocially responsible investmenten_US
dc.subject.keywordimage concernsen_US
dc.subject.keywordshareholder valueen_US
dc.subject.stwSoziales Verhaltenen_US
dc.subject.stwAltruismusen_US
dc.subject.stwCorporate social responsibilityen_US
dc.subject.stwFirmenimageen_US
dc.subject.stwShareholder Valueen_US
dc.subject.stwVerhaltensökonomiken_US
dc.titleIndividual and corporate social responsibilityen_US
dc.type|aWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn616675305en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-

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