George Konteos

George Konteos
Technological Educational Institute of Western Macedonia | TEIKOZ · Department of Business Administration

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This study provides an empirical investigation of the impact of Corporate Governance (CG) attributes on the environmental and social aspects of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The dependent variables considered for the description of the environmental and social aspects of CSR were determined using the Refinitiv approach, and through the len...
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Purpose The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of environmental performance on the environmental disclosure level. Design/methodology/approach Carbon disclosure leadership index score is considered as a proxy of carbon disclosure level, while greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions as a proxy of environmental performance. In addition, six...
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This study intends to investigate the main drivers of socially responsible stock index returns. For this reason, Dow Jones Sustainability Index World (DJSIW) is employed to identify companies that incorporate socially responsible initiatives in their business operations. As far as explanatory drivers of DJSIW returns are concerned, four variables a...
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This study aims at exploring the issue of convergence in the tourist market of Greece based on tourist arrivals from different destinations. The period of the analysis covers the years 1995-2015. The sample includes 18 countries, Initially, conventional panel unit root tests were applied, which showed no signs of convergence. Subsequently, panel un...
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This study investigates whether corporate social responsibility (CSR) affects the financial performance of the United States (US) companies. In particular, the impact of CSR on financial performance is investigated in terms of involvement in socially responsible initiatives instead of outcome. The Environmental, Social and Governance disclosure sco...
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This paper investigates the impact of a plausible set of determinants, namely, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), anti-bribery policy, the industry’s profile and the company's size on the extent of CSR disclosure in the United States (US). The Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) disclosure score is used as...
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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to investigate the vital determinants on the extent of corporate social responsibility (CSR) disclosure in a US context. The selected variables are CEO duality, the presence of women in the board, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, emission reduction initiatives, company's risk premium, financial leverage and ind...
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ABSTRACT This paper examines the influence of local conditions on banking activities focusing on the case of 14 cooperative banks in Greece for the period 1999-2007. These banks have been chosen because of their local character and consequently they are more influenced by local conditions in comparison to banks having a national and even internatio...
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Este artículo examina la influencia de las condiciones locales en las actividades bancarias centrandose en el caso de los 14 bancos cooperativos en Grecia durante el período 1999-2007. Estos bancos han sido seleccionados por su carácter local y en consecuencia, están más influenciadas por las condiciones locales, en comparación con los bancos con r...
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The paper examines the impact of several macroeconomic variables on the Dow Jones Sustainability and Dow Jones Wilshire 5000 indexes, using a GARCH model and monthly data for the period January, 2000 to January, 2008. The results show that changes in returns of crude oil prices affect negatively the U.S. stock market, contrary to changes in returns...
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This paper investigates the choice of the method that immigrants use for the transfer of savings to their home country. The paper examines the example of Albanian immigrants in Greece using a sample of permanent and seasonal immigrants. Three methods were proposed to the immigrants: the banking network, money transfer companies and hand carried tra...
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The paper examines the impact of several macroeconomic variables on the Dow Jones Sustainability and Dow Jones Wilshire 5000 indexes, using a GARCH model and monthly data for the period January, 2000 to January, 2008. The results show that changes in returns of crude oil prices affect negatively the U.S. stock market, contrary to changes in returns...
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One of the best known and highly regarded Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) indexesis the Dow Jones Sustainability Index World (D.J.S.I.-World). By using the model ofGeneralized Autoregressive Conditional Heteroskedasticity (GARCH), the relationbetween D.J.S.I.-World returns to 10 year bond returns and Yen/U.S. dollar exchangerate is investigate...
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In this paper we examine the pattern of stock returns and volatility at an individual share level in the Greek stock market, which is subject to various international and domestic influences. The introduction of foreign and domestic indices to analyze basic stock trends is common in the literature, however, in small markets, such as the Greek marke...
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This paper analyzes the volatility linkages among three Asian stock exchange markets, namely India, Singapore and Hong Kong, during the period July 1997 to October 2005. We use a multivariate GARCH model to identify the source and magnitude of spillovers. The empirical analysis showed that the markets exhibit a strong GARCH effect and are highly in...

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