Disclosure Behavior Of European Firms Around The Adoption Of Ifrs by Michael H. R. ErkensDisclosure Behavior Of European Firms Around The Adoption Of Ifrs by Michael H. R. Erkens

Disclosure Behavior Of European Firms Around The Adoption Of Ifrs

byMichael H. R. Erkens

Paperback | May 20, 2016

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Michael Erkens analyzes the determinants and consequences of information disclosure. He presents an empirical investigation of corporate risk management disclosures of nearly 400 firms from 20 European countries. The results show that countries' institutional settings and cultural values are predominant factors why firms disclose information on their risk management practices. In another study, the author analyzes the economic consequences associated with the publication of an annual report in English by European firms from non-English speaking countries. He finds that the release of English annual reports attracts more analysts and foreign investors to the firm, and decreases information asymmetries between insiders and outsiders of the firm.
Dr. Michael H. R. Erkens received his Ph.D. from the University of Trier in 2012. He was a visiting research scholar at the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business and at HEC Paris, where he also was a Professor. He is now with the ERASMUS School of Economics at ERASMUS University Rotterdam (The Netherlands). His main research...
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Title:Disclosure Behavior Of European Firms Around The Adoption Of IfrsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:166 pages, 21 × 14.8 × 0.17 inPublished:May 20, 2016Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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Importance of Language for Financial Statements Users.- Enforcement and the Demand for Accounting Information.- Disclosure Incentives, Cultural Values, and Institutions.