JRFM, Vol. 13, Pages 30: How Do Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Governance Affect Stock Price Crash Risk'

Research paper by Ahmed Imran Hunjra, Rashid Mehmood, Tahar Tayachi

Indexed on: 10 Feb '20Published on: 07 Feb '20Published in: Journal of Risk and Financial Management


We investigate the impact of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and corporate governance on stock price crash risk in manufacturing sector of India and Pakistan. We collect data of nine years from 2010 to 2018 from DataStream of 353 manufacturing firms. We apply the Generalized Method of Moments (GMM) to the analysis of the data. We find that when firms actively engage in CSR activities, they lead to reduced stock price crash risk. We further find that managerial ownership has a significant positive impact on stock price crash risk, while board size and CEO duality show a significant and negative impact on stock price crash risk.

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