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Federica Nieri
University of Pisa
Publications 5
Published on Jun 1, 2017in Journal of World Business 3.99
Davide Fiaschi8
Estimated H-index: 8
(University of Pisa),
Elisa Giuliani18
Estimated H-index: 18
(University of Pisa),
Federica Nieri1
Estimated H-index: 1
(University of Pisa)
Abstract As emerging (and developing) country firms internationalize, they often need to build legitimacy to overcome home-country liabilities. We argue that international legitimacy is at risk if these firms do harm in the conduct of their business, and we investigate the extent to which host countries’ speech and press freedoms influence corporate social irresponsibility (CSIR) for a sample of Multilatinas, observed during the period 2003–2012. We do find evidence of lower CSIR among Multilati...
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