Economics and Business
ISSN 2775-9237 (Online)
Published: 05 August 2022
Factors Affecting Earning Management in Companies on the Indonesia Stock Exchange: Study of Fraud and Corruption Practices
Aminullah Assagaf, Nur Sayidah, Ulul Albab, Hadi Sugiyanto, Alvi Mulyaningtyas
University of Dr. Soetomo Surabaya, Indonesia
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Keywords: Fraud and Corruption, Earning management, Accounting Management
This study examines the phenomenon of corruption fraud proxied by earning management in companies listed on the Indonesia Stock Exchange. This study uses the variables of leverage, capital expenditure, and profitability as key variables influencing earning management practices that lead to fraud and corruption. This study uses time-series data from 2017 to 2021 and selects a sample by purposive sampling of as many as 28 companies listed on the Indonesia Stock Exchange. The study's results found that the key variables of leverage, capital expenditure, and profitability turned out to have a positive and significant effect on corruption fraud proxied by earning management. This research contributes mainly to the management of shareholders, practitioners, and investors to predict the possibility of earning management practices that lead to corruption and fraud committed by the company. The originality of this research is mainly in measuring corruption and fraud projected by earning management, thus providing a reference for future research.
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