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Audit committee quality, auditor independence, and internal control weaknesses


  • Zhang, Yan
  • Zhou, Jian
  • Zhou, Nan


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  • Zhang, Yan & Zhou, Jian & Zhou, Nan, 2007. "Audit committee quality, auditor independence, and internal control weaknesses," Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Elsevier, vol. 26(3), pages 300-327.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jappol:v:26:y:2007:i:3:p:300-327

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    1. Ji, Xu (Jane) & Boyle, Glenn, 2011. "New Zealand Corporate Boards in Transition: Composition, Activity and Incentives Between 1995 and 2010," Working Paper Series 4105, Victoria University of Wellington, The New Zealand Institute for the Study of Competition and Regulation.
    2. Hermes, Cornelis & Oxelheim, L. & Randoy, Trond & Hooghiemstra, Reginald, 2015. "The impact of board internationalization on earnings management," Research Report 15010-I&O, University of Groningen, Research Institute SOM (Systems, Organisations and Management).
    3. Chang, Hsihui & Choy, Hiu Lam & Cooper, William W. & Ruefli, Timothy W., 2009. "Using Malmquist Indexes to measure changes in the productivity and efficiency of US accounting firms before and after the Sarbanes-Oxley Act," Omega, Elsevier, vol. 37(5), pages 951-960, October.
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