Acta Universitatis Danubius. Œconomica, Vol 9, No 6 (2013)

Examining financial leverage, profitability and firm life influencing nonfinancial information disclosure quality

Reza Zare, Hoda Kiafar, Fatemeh Rasouli, Leila Sadeghi, Sadegh Behbahani


Modern accounting emphasizes on  nonfinancial measures as a device to compensate the financial measures’ weakness and the financial measures are recommended to be used with nonfinancial ones. This study is to examine the factors influencing the nonfinancial information disclosure quality in the firms listed in Tehran stock exchange. So the necessary information were gathered from 102 firms listed in Tehran stock exchange in 2008–2012. The regression analysis was used to test the hypotheses. A model including 50 indexes based on Iran accounting standards and other regulations concerning disclosure were used to measure nonfinancial information disclosure quality. The findings indicate firm life and profitability have positive and significant effect on nonfinancial information disclosure quality and financial leverage has negative and significant effect on it.


Full Text: PDF


  • There are currently no refbacks.
Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.