Information Asymmetry, Audit Quality, And Institutional Ownership On Earnings Management: Evidence From Mining Companies Listed On The Indonesia Stock Exchange

2019 International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology  
The intent of this research is to scrutinize the consequence of information asymmetry and audit quality on earnings management using institutional ownership as a moderating variable. The sample of this study consists of 28 mining companies listed on the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) for 5 years of observation in 2012-2016, with total sample used were 140 data. Moderated Regression Analysis is used to test the hypothesis with the results that audit quality has a significant and negative
more » ... nd negative influence on earnings management. While institutional ownership is accepted as a moderating variable that weakens the influence of information asymmetry on earnings management. In contrast, information asymmetry does not affect earnings management and institutional ownership does not strengthen the influence of audit quality on earnings management
doi:10.35940/ijeat.e1018.0585c19 fatcat:e3xegtzr7nhipj7n6zlkkbzune