Open Access Honors Program Thesis
The purpose is to determine the influence of measureable economic variables on corporate philanthropy among the top 30 American companies between 2007 and 2009. The significant variables in the model, with a 10% significance level, are Net Income, Assets, Financial Leverage, PE Ratio, and Profit Margin. The model can account for 87.41% of the change between the two years.
Year of Submission
Department of Economics
University Honors Designation
A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the designation University Honors
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©2012 Patrick Luensmann
Luensmann, Patrick, "Why Do Corporations Donate? An Analysis of Factors Affecting Corporate Philanthropy" (2012). Honors Program Theses. 749.