Quantitative Methods in Accounting Research

Warsaw School of Economics – Department of Applied Econometrics Working Paper No. 6-09

16 Pages Posted: 8 Apr 2011

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Marek Gruszczynski

SGH Warsaw School of Economics - Institute of Econometrics

Date Written: June 1, 2009

Abstract

Quantitative methods are in frequent use in modern accounting research. The evidence may be found e.g. in the journals like “Journal of Accounting Research”, “European Accounting Review”, “Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting” or in the Accounting Research Network in SSRN base. Paper presents a brief survey of research areas and statistical-econometric approaches in accounting research. Particular reference goes to research on corporate disclosure. Methodological component of the paper includes remarks on the use of binary response models with choice-based and matched samples as well as comments on the sample selection approaches.

Keywords: accounting research, corporate disclosure, binary response, choice-based samples

JEL Classification: M41, C31, C35

Suggested Citation

Gruszczynski, Marek, Quantitative Methods in Accounting Research (June 1, 2009). Warsaw School of Economics – Department of Applied Econometrics Working Paper No. 6-09, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1803638 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1803638

Marek Gruszczynski (Contact Author)

SGH Warsaw School of Economics - Institute of Econometrics ( email )

Al. Niepodleglosci 164
Warszawa, 02-554
Poland

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