volume 35, issue 2, P207-237 2019
DOI: 10.1108/maj-09-2018-1992
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Soo Yeon Park, Hyun-Young Park

Abstract: Purpose Based on 1,798 firm-year observations from 2009 to 2013, using publicly available disclosure data for Korean listed firms, this study aims to examine whether statutory internal auditors influence firm-level stock price crash risk. Design/methodology/approach Based on the bad news hoarding theory of crash risk, the authors investigate the association between the quality of statutory internal auditors and one-year-ahead stock price crash risk. The quality of statutory internal auditors is measured as …

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