volume 33, issue 2, P171-191 2018
DOI: 10.1108/maj-09-2016-1438
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Nelson M. Waweru, Ntui Ponsian Prot

Abstract: Purpose The purpose of this paper is to examine whether compliance with corporate governance (CG) requirements has constrained earnings management (EM) for companies listed in Kenya and Tanzania. Design/methodology/approach The sample comprises of 48 companies listed on the Nairobi Stock Exchange and the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange. The data are collected from annual reports over the period 2005-2014, a total of 480 firm-year observations. Panel data models are used in the analyses. Findings The results …

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