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Jones, Dechow And Kasznik Models Significance In The Romanian Economic Environment


  • Dumitru Matis

    (Babes-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca)

  • Alina Beattrice Vladu

    (Babes-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca)

  • Laura Negrea

    (Babes-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca)

  • Lucia Sucala

    (Babes-Bolyai University Cluj-Napoca)


This study intends to be a first step into an attempt of measuring the earningsmanagement using an econometric model valid for the Romanian specificities by trying to establishthe level of significance of three acknowledged econometric models: Jones (1991), Dechow et al.(1995) and Kasznik (1999) on Romanian economic environment.Given the above mentioned premises, the study was conducted using the Romanian listedcompanies (active on the Bucharest Stock Exchange) selected by a main criteria: discrepancybetween reported cash flow and reported net income. Our analyses lead us to the conclusionrelated to the above mentioned issues that Jones model was found to be significant for Romanianeconomic environment in terms of applicability unlike Dechow and Kasznik models, thus it may befurther developed and applied to an extended database.

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  • Dumitru Matis & Alina Beattrice Vladu & Laura Negrea & Lucia Sucala, 2010. "Jones, Dechow And Kasznik Models Significance In The Romanian Economic Environment," Annales Universitatis Apulensis Series Oeconomica, Faculty of Sciences, "1 Decembrie 1918" University, Alba Iulia, vol. 1(12), pages 1-25.
  • Handle: RePEc:alu:journl:v:1:y:2010:i:12:p:25

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    Cited by:

    1. Jesus Sáenz González & Emma García-Meca, 2014. "Does Corporate Governance Influence Earnings Management in Latin American Markets?," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 121(3), pages 419-440, May.
    2. Botoc Claudiu, 2013. "Profitability - Capital Structure Trade Off: Case Of Publicly Romanian Companies," Annals of Faculty of Economics, University of Oradea, Faculty of Economics, vol. 1(1), pages 969-975, July.
    3. Camelia Burja, 2011. "Factors Influencing The Companies‘ Profitability," Annales Universitatis Apulensis Series Oeconomica, Faculty of Sciences, "1 Decembrie 1918" University, Alba Iulia, vol. 2(13), pages 1-3.

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    earnings management; manipulation; cash flow;

    JEL classification:

    • M41 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Accounting - - - Accounting


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