International Journal of Governance and Financial Intermediation
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International Journal of Governance and Financial Intermediation (3 papers in press)
FEMALE ON THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND CORPORATE TAX AGGRESSIVENESS IN INDONESIA: AN EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS by Nurul Herawati, Rahmawati Rahmawati, Dian Indudewi, Marita Kusuma Wardani, Barkah Susanto Abstract: This study aims to examine the impact of female's presence on the board of directors on corporate tax aggressiveness. The sample is manufacturing companies and trade, service & investment companies listed on the Indonesia Stock Exchange over the 20132015 period. Listed companies in Indonesia follow a two-tier board structure consisting of the board of directors and the board of commissioners. This research focuses on the presence female on the board of directors as the management functions of the company. Sampling technique using purposive sampling. Based on a sample of 120 companies (360 company-year observations), our multiple regression results show that a negative and statistically significant association between the presence of female on the board of directors and tax aggressiveness. This result support previous empirical evidence conducted in Western countries such as Adams and Ferreira (2009); Lanis et al. (2015); Richardson et al. (2016). This finding suggests that the presence of female directors on the board of directors is effective in their tax reporting compliance. Keywords: Gender; Corporate Tax Aggressiveness; Board of Directors; Corporate Governance; Effective Tax Rates.
Market Reaction to Stock Dividend Announcement by Sulaeman Rahman Nidar, Muhammad Maraya Abstract: The purpose of this study is to determine the return of the reaction of the announcement of stock dividend. This study using event study approach, where the observation of the abnormal return during the event period, which is seven days prior to the announcement of up to 7 days after the announcement. The method used is quantitative method. Hypothesis testing is used to see the significance of abnormal return values occurring in the event by comparing t arithmetic with t-table and test independent sample t-test to determine differences in the value of abnormal return of some subsample. The results of this study indicate that (1) there is no positive abnormal return significantly to the announcement of stock dividend around the event period, (2) there is no average abnormal return is greater in companies issuing initial stock dividend compared to companies that issue stock dividend subsequent, and (3) there is no average abnormal return is greater in companies with issuing stock dividend ratio is high compared to the company that issued the stock dividend ratio is low. Keywords: Keywords: Stock Dividend; Initial Stock Dividend ; Stock Dividend Subsequent; High Stock Dividend; Low Stock Dividend; Abnormal Return.
THE EFFECT OF GLOBAL FINANCIAL CRISIS ON BANKING STOCKS : EVIDENCE FROM INDONESIA STOCKS EXCHANGE by Erna Listyaningsih, Nur Baiti Abstract: An interesting aspect of the public information arrival effect that has not been covered is the impact of Global Financial Crisis (GFC) on banking stocks in Indonesia. The aim of this research is to investigate market reaction of banking stocks at Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) towards economics event on GFC in case the events of the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers on 15th of September 2008 and the closing of Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) on 8th of October 2008. In this research, the researcher conducts event study to explore the reaction of stock market regarding of these events on banking stocks. The results of this study find that there was a weak impact of the Lehman Brothers collapse towards banking stocks, however, there was a pretty strong impact of the IDX closure towards banking stocks at IDX. Keywords: (GFC); (event study); (banking stocks); (IDX).