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Stock market disclosure requirements as a source of corporate normativity

Project Description

Stock exchanges are influential shapers of company disclosure expectations with respect to environmental risks but little is known about how stock exchanges view this role nor what risks might be inherent in the distribution of industry listings on particular stock exchanges. This PhD will address this subject area by: (1) identifying which sectors dominate what stock exchanges; (2) understanding the environmental risks arising from the distribution of industries across different stock markets; and (3) exploring how these findings might influence environmental risk disclosure requirements in the future (drawing from experiences of existing disclosure requirements).

Funding Notes

Scholarships are available to candidates of the highest academic calibre who wish to conduct doctoral level study on one of the research topics advertised. A full scholarship is equivalent to an ESRC studentship and covers Home/EU fees (£4,380) plus a living allowance (stipend) of £15,285 per annum for three years, subject to satisfactory progress. For applicants outside the EU, a full scholarship normally equates to £19,655 covering full fees and providing a contribution towards living expenses.

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