Firm Size, Firm Age, and Firm Profitability: Evidence from China

  • Md. Jahidur Rahman Department of Accounting, Wenzhou-Kean University, Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province, China
  • Liu Yilun Wenzhou-Kean University, Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province, China

Abstract

This study aims to investigate the relationship among firm size, firm age, and firm profitability in China’s stock market. We use data from all the public firms in China’s stock market from 2008 to 2018 and adopt a fixed effects model to examine these relationships. We find a positive relationship between firm size and profitability and a negative relationship between firm age and profitability, which is consistent with existing studies conducted in other countries. The findings of our study can contribute to future research in China by offering a sound basis and appropriate reference point, given that no previous research has been conducted in China on this exact topic. This study also offers a comprehensive model for use in future studies.

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Published
2021-04-30
How to Cite
RAHMAN, Md. Jahidur; YILUN, Liu. Firm Size, Firm Age, and Firm Profitability: Evidence from China. Journal of Accounting, Business and Management (JABM), [S.l.], v. 28, n. 1, p. 101-115, apr. 2021. ISSN 2622-2167. Available at: <http://journal.stie-mce.ac.id/index.php/jabminternational/article/view/829>. Date accessed: 23 sep. 2021. doi: https://doi.org/10.31966/jabminternational.v28i1.829.
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