Development of Financial Reporting Disclosure Index: A Study of the Cooperative Sector in Malaysia
Keywords:Disclosure Index, Cooperative Sector, Malaysia
The disclosure index has been used for several decades to measure the quality of financial reporting. The disclosure index is divided into mandatory and voluntary disclosure indexes. The information disclosed can be financial or non-financial items. The disclosure index can also be weighted or unweighted. The main objective of this article is to serve as a guide for the development of a disclosure index to measure a level of disclosure that can also measure the quality of financial reporting in the cooperative sector.
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