Who lets Ethics Guide his Economic Decision-making? An Empirical Analysis of Individual Investments in Ethical Funds
2010 (English)In: Economics Letters, ISSN 0165-1765, Vol. 107, no 2, 270-272 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
This paper shows that one out of eight investors chooses ethical funds and foregoes return for ethical principles. However, few screen completely. Human capital, being female and “empathetic” professions all predict ethical decision-making. Interestingly, neither income nor wealth explains screening.
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Elsevier , 2010. Vol. 107, no 2, 270-272 p.
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-38869DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2010.02.003ISI: 000277525600055OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-38869DiVA: diva2:317093