Quantitative Methods in Accounting Research
Warsaw School of Economics – Department of Applied Econometrics Working Paper No. 6-09
16 Pages Posted: 8 Apr 2011
Date Written: June 1, 2009
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
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