Veda Fatmy

Postdoctoral Researcher

Ph.D. Finance
School of Accounting and Finance, Finance Group
Yliopistonranta 10, 65200 Vaasa
Fabriikki F643


Dimic, N., Fatmy, V. & Vähämaa, S. (2023). Religiosity and corporate social responsibility: A study of firm-level adherence to Christian values in the U.S. Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, forthcoming. pdf

Fatmy, V., Kihn, J., Sihvonen, J. & Vähämaa, S. (2022). Does lesbian and gay friendliness pay off? A new look at LGBT policies and firm performance. Accounting and Finance, Vol. 62, No. 1, pp. 213-242. pdf

Working Papers:

Fatmy, V., Sihvonen, J. & Vähämaa, S. (2023). LGBTQ-friendly employee policies and corporate innovation. Proceedings of the 55th Annual Meeting of the Eastern Finance Association, April 2019, Miami, USA.

Fatmy, V. (2023). Do companies live up to their reputations of social responsibility under crisis? Layoffs and employee friendliness during the COVID-19 pandemic. Working paper. Presented at the Nordic Corporate Governance Network's Online Workshop, June 2021.

Media Coverage of Research:


Pride Pays: LGBT-Friendly Businesses are More Profitable, Research Shows

Helsingin Sanomat (in Finnish):

Rahoituksen professori tutki, miten seksuaali­vähemmistöjen huomioiminen vaikuttaa yritysten kannattavuuteen

Association of MBA's (AMBA):

LGBTQ-inclusive corporate policies pay off

YLE (in Finnish):

Yhdysvalloissa yritykset tahkoavat rahaa huomioimalla seksuaalivähemmistöt, mutta Suomessa ollaan vielä lapsenkengissä

Business Insider Deutschland (in German):

Genderneutrale Sprache und Pride-Netzwerke: So LGBT+ -freundlich sind SAP, Delivery Hero und Co.