Female analysts and COVID-19 corporate donation

Wang, Yang, Zhang, Yifei, Kang, Wei and Ahmed, Ahmed H. (2022) Female analysts and COVID-19 corporate donation. Emerging Markets Review. ISSN 1566-0141

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ememar.2022.100941

Abstract

This paper examines the impact of female analysts' coverage on firm's philanthropic activities amidst the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in China. Using a hand-collected dataset of corporate philanthropy, the paper provides robust evidence that firms covered by female analysts are more likely to contribute actively to the well-being of societies by providing corporate donation. This positive relationship is more pronounced if the company is privately controlled or covered by female analysts with more working experience, or located in more infectious provinces. Overall, our findings call for more female analyst recruitment, yielding benefits of pressuring firms to engage in philanthropy.

Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: Female analysts, COVID-19, Corporate social responsibility, China, donation
Faculty: COVID-19 Research Collection
Faculty of Business & Law
SWORD Depositor: Symplectic User
Depositing User: Symplectic User
Date Deposited: 06 Jul 2022 14:29
Last Modified: 06 Jul 2022 14:29
URI: https://arro.anglia.ac.uk/id/eprint/707727

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