• Satria Tri Nanda Universitas Lancang Kuning
  • Raisya Zenita Universitas Riau
  • Neneng Salimiah Universitas Lancang Kuning
  • Intan Adino Universitas Lancang Kuning
Keywords: Managerial overconfidence, corporate governance, audit committee, earning management


Many studies have discussed the determinants of earning management. However, most of these studies discuss external factors of management such as audit quality and quality of disclosure and as a determinant of earning management. Study that tries to examine the intrinsic factors such as managerial overconfidence effect on earning management has not been widely conducted, especially in companies listed on IDX, Indonesia. This study aims to examine the effect of managerial overconfidence on earning management in companies listed on IDX. Furthermore, this study also aims to determine the moderating effect of corporate governance mechanisms on the relationship between managerial overconfidence. By using data analysis with the SEMPLS technique, the present study has succeeded to prove that managerial overconfidence affect earning management. Furthermore, this study also successfully provide evidence  that corporate governance mechanisms such as independent audit committees and audit committee activities moderate the relationship between managerial overconfidence and earning management.


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