Bert Scholtens

University of Groningen - Department of Finance & Accounting

P.O. Box 800

9700 AH Groningen

Netherlands

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1.

The Cost of Socially Responsible Portfolios: Testing for Mean-Variance Spanning

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2009
Rients Galema, Bert Scholtens and Auke Plantinga
Utrecht University - School of Economics, University of Groningen - Department of Finance & Accounting and University of Groningen
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Mean-variance spanning, Portfolio Choice, Corporate Social Responsibility, Socially Responsible Investment, Short Sales Constraint

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Financial Crises and Bank Earnings Volatility: The Role of Bank Size and Market Concentration

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 10 Sep 2009
SDSB, Lahore University of Managment Sciences, University of Groningen - Department of Finance & Accounting and University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business
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bank size, financial crises, bank earnings, earnings volatility, bank risk

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Why do Firms Do Good? Evidence from Managerial Efficiency

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Mar 2009
Lammertjan Dam, Michael Koetter and Bert Scholtens
University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business, Halle Institute for Economic Research and University of Groningen - Department of Finance & Accounting
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social responsibility, costs, profits, efficiency, stochastic frontier

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Divesting Fossil Fuels: The Implications for Investment Portfolios

Trinks, P. J., Scholtens, L., Mulder, M., & Dam, L. (2017). Divesting Fossil Fuels: The Implications for Investment Portfolios. (SOM Research Reports). Groningen: University of Groningen, SOM research school.
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 Jan 2017
University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Groningen - Department of Finance & Accounting, Centre for Energy Economics Research, University of Groningen and University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business
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Fossil Fuel Divestment, Socially Responsible Investing, Portfolio Performance, Risk-adjusted returns, Market Capitalization, GARCH

Does Money Grow on Trees? The Diversification Properties of US Timberland Investments

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 22 Aug 2009
Bert Scholtens and Laura Spierdijk
University of Groningen - Department of Finance & Accounting and University of Groningen
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timberland investments, mean-variance spanning, portfolio management

Does Money Grow on Trees? The Diversification Properties of US Timberland Investments

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 03/2009-017
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Nov 2009
Laura Spierdijk and Bert Scholtens
University of Groningen and University of Groningen - Department of Finance & Accounting
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timberland investments, mean-variance spanning, portfolio management

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Growth and Earnings Persistence in Banking Firms: A Dynamic Panel Investigation

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2772
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 08 May 2013
University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Groningen - Department of Finance & Accounting and SDSB, Lahore University of Managment Sciences
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Bank Size, Bank Earnings, Earnings volatility, Bank Risk

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Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Performance and Sovereign Bond Spreads: An Empirical Analysis of OECD Countries

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 26 Nov 2016
Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne - Centre d'Economie de la Sorbonne (CES), Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Laboratoire d'Econometrie, Université d'Evry Val d'Essonne, University of Groningen - Department of Finance & Accounting and Université d'Évry - Centre D'Etudes des Politiques Economiques et de L'Emploi (EPEE)
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ESG Performance, Sovereign Bond Yield Spreads

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Analyzing Systemic Risk in the Chinese Banking System

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5513
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 16 Oct 2015
Qiubin Huang, Jakob de Haan and Bert Scholtens
University of Groningen, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business and University of Groningen - Department of Finance & Accounting
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systemic risk, Chinese banking system, CoVaR, capital shortfall

The Effects of Corporate and Country Sustainability Characteristics on the Cost of Debt: An International Investigation

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 14-100
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 Dec 2014
Smurfit Graduate Business School, University College Dublin, University of Reading - ICMA Centre, University of Groningen - Department of Finance & Accounting and ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research - International Finance and Financial Management
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corporate social responsibility; CSR; CSP; sustainability; banking; financial contracts; culture

The Effects of Corporate and Country Sustainability Characteristics on the Cost of Debt: An International Investigation

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 02 Dec 2014
Smurfit Graduate Business School, University College Dublin, University of Reading - ICMA Centre, University of Groningen - Department of Finance & Accounting and ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research - International Finance and Financial Management
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corporate social responsibility, CSR, CSP, sustainability, banking, financial contracts, culture

The Effects of Corporate and Country Sustainability Characteristics on the Cost of Debt: An International Investigation

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 43, Issue 1-2, pp. 158-190, 2016
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Mar 2016
Smurfit Graduate Business School, University College Dublin, University of Reading - ICMA Centre, University of Groningen - Department of Finance & Accounting and ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research - International Finance and Financial Management
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corporate social responsibility, CSR, CSP, sustainability, banking, financial contracts, culture, loans, international

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Testing Uncovered Interest Rate Parity Using LIBOR

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3839
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Jun 2012
Muhammad Omer, Jakob de Haan and Bert Scholtens
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business and University of Groningen - Department of Finance & Accounting
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UIP, LIBOR, panel cointegration

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Carbon Intensity and the Cost of Equity Capital

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 14 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2019
University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Edinburgh, Centre for Energy Economics Research, University of Groningen and University of Groningen - Department of Finance & Accounting
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Climate risk, carbon risk, carbon intensity, environmental performance, socially responsible investing, cost of capital, asset pricing

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Call for Papers Track on Responsible Investments, Utrecht, the Netherlands, 5-8 July, 2009

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 26 Nov 2008
Mohammed Belhaj, Pontus Cerin and Bert Scholtens
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Umea School of Business and Economics and University of Groningen - Department of Finance & Accounting
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Stakeholders and Stocks; Assessing the Interaction between International Companies’ Stakeholder Performance and Their Stock Market Returns

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 10 Sep 2009
Bert Scholtens and Aloy Soppe
University of Groningen - Department of Finance & Accounting and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Law
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corporate social responsibility, stock market valuation, portfolio theory

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Bank Capitalization and the Cross-Section of Bank Stock Returns

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Oct 2018
Qiubin Huang, Jakob de Haan and Bert Scholtens
University of Groningen, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business and University of Groningen - Department of Finance & Accounting
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bank capitalization, bank stock return, capital ratio, systemic banking crisis

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Legal Restrictions and Investment Growth

Kyklos, Vol. 60, No. 4, pp. 575-600, November 2007
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 26 Oct 2007
Robert Lensink and Bert Scholtens
University of Groningen - Department of Economics, Econometrics and Finance and University of Groningen - Department of Finance & Accounting
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Financial and Social Performance of Socially Responsible Investments in the Netherlands

Corporate Governance: An International Review, Vol. 15, Issue 6, pp. 1090-1105, November 2007
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 13 Dec 2007
Bert Scholtens
University of Groningen - Department of Finance & Accounting
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Corporate Governance and International Location Decisions of Multinational Enterprises

Corporate Governance: An International Review, Vol. 15, Issue 6, pp. 1330-1347, November 2007
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 13 Dec 2007
Lammertjan Dam, Bert Scholtens and Elmer Sterken
University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Groningen - Department of Finance & Accounting and University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business
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Sudden Stops of International Fund Flows: Occurrence and Magnitude

Review of International Economics, Vol. 27, Issue 1, pp. 468-497, 2019
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 24 Jan 2019
Suxiao Li, Jakob de Haan and Bert Scholtens
Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), De Nederlandsche Bank - Research Department and University of Groningen - Department of Finance & Accounting
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Does Ownership Type Matter for Corporate Social Responsibility?

Corporate Governance: An International Review, Vol. 20, Issue 3, pp. 233-252, 2012
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Apr 2012
Lammertjan Dam and Bert Scholtens
University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business and University of Groningen - Department of Finance & Accounting
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Corporate Governance, Corporate Social Responsibility, Firm Policy, Investor Activism, Investor Type

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Analysing Systemic Risk in the Chinese Banking System

Pacific Economic Review, Vol. 24, Issue 2, pp. 348-372, 2019
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 May 2019
Qiubin Huang, Jakob de Haan and Bert Scholtens
University of Groningen, Faculty of Economics and Business, De Nederlandsche Bank - Research Department and University of Groningen - Department of Finance & Accounting
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How Important are Foreign Banks in the Financial Development of European Transition Countries?

Journal of Emerging Market Finance, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 99-124, 2004
Posted: 17 Dec 2007
University of Groningen, University of Groningen - Department of Finance & Accounting, University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Groningen and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

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Financial development, Financial institutions, Foreign banks