EconPapers    
Economics at your fingertips  
 

Endogeneity in Accounting and Finance Research: Natural Experiments as a State-of-the-Art Solution

Jennifer Gippel, Tom Smith and Yushu Zhu

Abacus, 2015, vol. 51, issue 2, 143-168

Abstract: type="main"> This paper provides a discussion of endogeneity as it relates to finance and accounting research. We discuss the textbook solutions: two-stage least squares, instrumental variables, differenced generalized method of moments (GMM) and system GMM and provide a unifying framework showing how they are related. We consider the limitations of these techniques and then detail a state-of-the-art solution, utilizing a natural experiment as a way of mitigating endogeneity and building stronger theory.

Date: 2015
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations: View citations in EconPapers (9) Track citations by RSS feed

Downloads: (external link)
http://hdl.handle.net/10.1111/abac.12048 (text/html)
Access to full text is restricted to subscribers.

Related works:
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.

Export reference: BibTeX RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan) HTML/Text

Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:bla:abacus:v:51:y:2015:i:2:p:143-168

Ordering information: This journal article can be ordered from
http://www.blackwell ... bs.asp?ref=0001-3072

Access Statistics for this article

Abacus is currently edited by G.W. Dean and S. Jones

More articles in Abacus from Accounting Foundation, University of Sydney
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Wiley Content Delivery ().

 
Page updated 2019-02-23
Handle: RePEc:bla:abacus:v:51:y:2015:i:2:p:143-168