Why Do Firms Engage in Social Activism? Consumers, Employees, and Liberal CEOs

Maks-Solomon, Cory. 2019. “Why Do Firms Engage in Social Activism? Consumers, Employees, and Liberal CEOs.” (Job market paper)

Last updated November 7, 2019.

Corporate political activity on social issues is becoming more common each year. Liberal activism increased by 50% from 2008 to 2017. Conservative activism was confined to the earlier part of the time series.