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Testing the relative power of accounting standards versus incentives and other institutional features to influence the outcome of financial reporting in an international setting

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  • Holthausen, Robert W., 2003. "Testing the relative power of accounting standards versus incentives and other institutional features to influence the outcome of financial reporting in an international setting," Journal of Accounting and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 36(1-3), pages 271-283, December.
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    1. Juan Carlos Navarro-García & Antonia Madrid-Guijarro, 2014. "The Influence of Improvements in Accounting Standards on Earnings Management: The Case of IFRS," Australian Accounting Review, CPA Australia, vol. 24(2), pages 154-170, June.
    2. Pantic, B., 2016. "Comparability of financial reports: A literature review of most recent studies," Working Papers 6451, Graduate School of Management, St. Petersburg State University.
    3. Ernstberger, Jürgen & Vogler, Oliver, 2008. "Analyzing the German accounting triad -- "Accounting Premium" for IAS/IFRS and U.S. GAAP vis-à-vis German GAAP?," The International Journal of Accounting, Elsevier, vol. 43(4), pages 339-386, December.
    4. Goncharov, Igor & Werner, Joerg R. & Zimmermann, Jochen, 2009. "Legislative demands and economic realities: Company and group accounts compared," The International Journal of Accounting, Elsevier, vol. 44(4), pages 334-362, December.
    5. Stefano Cascino & Joachim Gassen, 2012. "Comparability Effects of Mandatory IFRS Adoption," SFB 649 Discussion Papers SFB649DP2012-009, Sonderforschungsbereich 649, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany.
    6. Isidro, Helena & Raonic, Ivana, 2012. "Firm incentives, institutional complexity and the quality of “harmonized” accounting numbers," The International Journal of Accounting, Elsevier, vol. 47(4), pages 407-436.
    7. Cai, Lei & Rahman, Asheq & Courtenay, Stephen, 2014. "The Effect of IFRS Adoption Conditional Upon the Level of Pre-adoption Divergence," The International Journal of Accounting, Elsevier, vol. 49(2), pages 147-178.
    8. Juan Monterrey & Amparo Sánchez-Segura, 2006. "Las características socioeconómicas como incentivos para la información financiera: evidencia empírica española," Investigaciones Economicas, Fundación SEPI, vol. 30(3), pages 611-634, September.
    9. Houqe, Muhammad Nurul & van Zijl, Tony & Dunstan, Keitha & Karim, A.K.M. Waresul, 2012. "The Effect of IFRS Adoption and Investor Protection on Earnings Quality Around the World," The International Journal of Accounting, Elsevier, vol. 47(3), pages 333-355.
    10. Legenzova Renata, 2016. "A Concept of Accounting Quality from Accounting Harmonisation Perspective," Economics and Business, De Gruyter Open, vol. 28(1), pages 33-37, April.
    11. Bushman, Robert M. & Piotroski, Joseph D., 2006. "Financial reporting incentives for conservative accounting: The influence of legal and political institutions," Journal of Accounting and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 42(1-2), pages 107-148, October.
    12. Windsor, Duane, 2009. "Tightening corporate governance," Journal of International Management, Elsevier, vol. 15(3), pages 306-316, September.

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