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The value of names: civil society, information, and governing multinationals on the global periphery

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Civil society plays a crucial role in governance where laws and authority are weak. Increas-ingly, multinationals operate in these complex environments. We study how a key strategy of international civil society—disseminating information about human rights abuse—impacts multi-nationals. To do so, we focus on trends at the center of international campaigns: the assassination of activists, and collect 20 years of data related to murders associated with the global mining sector. Using event stud...

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10.2139/ssrn.3751162

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
Economics
Oxford college:
Merton College
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University of Oxford Publisher's website
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CSAE Working Paper Series
Publication date:
2022-06-23
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English
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1269827
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pubs:1269827
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2022-07-26

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