Internal Control Disclosures Level and Earning Quality

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Associate Professor of Accounting, Tehran university, Tehran, Iran

2 Phd Student of Accounting, Tehran university, Tehran, Iran


This study is aimed to examine the relation between internal control disclosures level and earning quality. Accounting earning is one of the most important elements of financial reporting and since internal control disclosures improve financial reporting quality, it can improve earning quality too. To measure internal control disclosures level, this study, using leng and ding (2011) and Kwame Agyei-Mensah (2016) , examines each firm annual report in order to calculate internal control disclosures Index. Earning quality is measured using discretionary accruals absolute value. This study begins in 2013 because "The Internal Controls Rule" for the firms listed in Tehran Stock Exchange and Farabourse firms was approved by Securities and Exchange Organization in 2012. The Statistical population is firms listed in Tehran Stock Exchange during the period 2013 to 2016 and the sample consists of 424 year-firm observations. Results show that there is a positive (direct) relation between internal control disclosures level and earning quality.


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