Propping through related party transactions
Review of Accounting Studies, Volume 15, Issue 1, 2010, Pages 70-105.
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Based on a sample of Chinese listed firms from 1998 through 2002, this paper documents that listed firms prop up earnings by using abnormal related sales to their controlling owners. Such related sales propping is more prevalent among state-owned firms and in regions with weaker economic institutions. We also find that these abnormal re...更多