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Reporting intellectual capital in Spain

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This study reports on the analysis of annual reports from 14- listed companies in Spain over a five-year period, from 1998 to 2002. Companies in the sample are selected on the basis of their knowledge-based assets and incentives to report on Intellectual Capital. The empirical analysis is twofold: 1) Firstly, we analyse the value of intellectual capital using a value-based approach, through the difference between market and book value over the period considered. Results show that there is a general decrease in the 'hidden value' of these companies, probably due to the general trend in stock markets. 2) Secondly, we carry out a content-based analysis of the complete annual reports of the companies over the five year period. Preliminary findings seem to suggest that although the level of disclosure has increased over time, this is mainly in the form of narrative. Overall, the level of disclosure of intellectual capital remains low.

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  • Ester Oliveras & Yulia Kasperskaya, 2004. "Reporting intellectual capital in Spain," Economics Working Papers 781, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra.
  • Handle: RePEc:upf:upfgen:781
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    1. Anne-Laure Mention, 2011. "Exploring voluntary reporting of intellectual capital in the banking sector," Metrika: International Journal for Theoretical and Applied Statistics, Springer, vol. 22(3), pages 279-309, November.
    2. Bogdan Victoria & Platon Judit & Popa Dorina Nicoleta, 2011. "Intellectual Capital Reporting And Disclosure In The Annual Reports Of Romanian Manufacturing Listed Companies €" Methodology And Discussion Of Results," Annals of Faculty of Economics, University of Oradea, Faculty of Economics, vol. 1(2), pages 466-476, December.
    3. Dr. Abdelrazaq Faleh Altal, 2016. "The Impact of Intellectual Capital Disclosure on Market Value: An Empirical Study on Jordanian Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Companies Listed in Amman Stock Exchange," Journal of Social Sciences (COES&RJ-JSS), , vol. 5(3), pages 277-290, July.
    4. Cristina PRECOB & Marilena MIRONIUC, 2016. "The Influence of Reporting Intangible Capital on the Performance of Romanian Companies," The Audit Financiar journal, Chamber of Financial Auditors of Romania, vol. 14(133), pages 103-103, January.
    5. Victor Chiedu OBA & Jide IBIKUNLE & Yau Mohammed DAMAGUM, 2013. "The Impact of Board Mechanisms on Intellectual Capital Disclosures in Nigeria," The Journal of Accounting and Management, Danubius University of Galati, issue 1, pages 65-80, April.

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    Keywords

    Intellectual capital; disclosure; Spain;

    JEL classification:

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

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