UM Graduate Student Alwyn Lim has co-authored a paper with UM Professor Kiyoteru Tsutsui that has been accepted for publication in the American Sociological Review (ASR).  Their paper, Globalization and Commitment in Corporate Social Responsibility: Cross-National Analyses of Institutional and Political-Economy Effects, examines why global corporate social responsibility (CSR) frameworks have gained growing popularity in the last decade, despite their uncertain costs and benefits, and how they impact the behavior of their adherents.