CGRI Quick Guide Series. Corporate Governance Research Initiative, November
This Research Spotlight provides a summary of the academic literature on shareholder activism, including:
- The impact of union activism on corporate outcomes.
- The performance of socially responsible investment funds.
- The impact of activist hedge funds on effecting change.
- The impact of activist hedge funds on short- and long-term corporate performance.
This Research Spotlight expands upon issues introduced in the Quick Guide “Investors and Activism.”