By Philip M J Reckers
Now in its twentieth version, "Advances in Accounting" keeps to supply a huge discussion board for discourse between and among educational and practising accountants on problems with value to the way forward for the self-discipline. Emphasis is still put on unique observation, severe research and inventive learn - study that offers to substantively develop our knowing of monetary markets, behavioral phenomenon and regulatory coverage. know-how and competitive international festival have propelled large adjustments over the 2 many years when you consider that AIA used to be based. a big selection of unsolved questions maintains to plague a career less than hearth within the aftermath of 1 monetary debacle after one other. This quantity of "Advances in Accounting" contains articles reflective of contemporary financial misery: articles at the results of publish financial ruin monetary reporting, dimension of decline in gains endurance, re-estimations of financial disaster prediction types, and an figuring out of latest insurance wishes. It additionally appears at traits of importance to lecturers (trends in examine and dissertations concentration) and practitioners (trends in IS audits). With this twentieth quantity, "Advances in Accounting" makes a brand new dedication to the worldwide enviornment through creation of a world part and a brand new overseas affiliate editor. As by no means sooner than, the accounting career is looking for how one can reinvent itself and recapture relevance and credibility. AIA likewise maintains to champion swap via this revised worldwide editorial dedication.
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Insignificant differences are reported for both models in paired comparisons of the persistence factors in the two most recent subperiods. 11 Economic Change Structural change in underlying economic characteristics of firms can affect earnings persistence even if accounting-related measurement processes do not. As noted earlier, data requirements for ARIMA modeling typically result in a sample of stable, older firms. However, to check whether economic stability is present in our sample, we calculated ex ante and ex post variables that are related to economic change and examined whether these variables changed over time for our sample firms.
Cross-sectional methodologies like Collins et al. (1997) and Fama and French (2000), among others, offer the power of huge sample sizes while incurring the cost of suppressing firm-specific variability in earnings persistence. Our research design presents us with some interesting tradeoffs. 2 This approach allows us to provide an important triangulation of extant research findings on earnings persistence work that has consistently used a cross-sectional approach. 26 STEPHEN P. BAGINSKI ET AL. The current study is also the first earnings relevance decline study executed in the quarterly domain.
Table 2. Significance Tests of Decline in Quarterly Earnings Persistence Through Time. 0001 Panel B: Mann-Whitney U-tests on Pairwise Comparisons (Entire Samples) Brown/Rozeff ARIMA Model (PERBR ) Foster ARIMA Model (PERF ) Paired Comparison p-Value Paired Comparison 1967–1978 vs. 1979–1990 1967–1978 vs. 1991–2001 1979–1990 vs. 818 1967–1978 vs. 1979–1990 1967–1978 vs. 1991–2001 1979–1990 vs. 680 Panel C: Mann-Whitney U-tests on Pairwise Comparisons (Information Technology-Intensive) Brown/Rozeff ARIMA Model (PERBR ) Foster ARIMA Model (PERF ) Paired Comparison p-Value Paired Comparison 1967–1978 vs.
Advances in Accounting, Volume 20 by Philip M J Reckers