The Impact of Social Responsibility Disclosure in Reducing the Risk in Jordanian Commercial Banks

Yousef Shahwan, Oways Abdel-hamid


This study investigates the impact of disclosure of social responsibility in reducing risks in Jordanian commercial banks. To realize the goal of this study, the researcher followed the descriptive-analytical method. The data of the study sample was gathered from the financial reports of the listed banks on the Amman Financial Market that pertain to stock prices and market return in the period 2014-2018. The study used simple regression analysis to examine the relationship between independent and dependent variables. Among the most prominent findings of the study, there is an impact of the social responsibility disclosure in reducing risks, as well as an effect of the dimensions of social responsibility: the environment, customers and employees in reducing risks.

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Research in World Economy
ISSN 1923-3981(Print)ISSN 1923-399X(Online)


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