The effective factors of financial information quality in listed companies on Tehran Stock Exchange

Somayeh Zare Rafiee, Samaneh Zare Rafiee, Farzaneh Heidarpoor


The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of growth opportunities and dividend policy on the quality of financial reporting in Iran's capital market. The period in the study is 6-year (from 2006 till 2011) and the population is all listed companies in Tehran Stock Exchange. The sample was also obtained by screening methods, includes 84 companies. The results of the test research hypotheses using panel data suggest that in capital market of listed companies the quality of financial reporting in Iran had a direct relationship with the dividend policy. It means that increasing in dividend policy lead to increases in amount of financial reporting quality effect. Also obtained results indicate that growth opportunities have a direct impact on the quality of financial reporting. So that firms with higher growth opportunities will increase effectiveness and financial reporting quality.

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International Journal of Accounting and Financial Reporting  ISSN 2162-3082

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