ASSESSMENT: Quantitative Financial Analysis
Module Code: BMA 0092 Module Title: Quantitative Financial Analysis Assessment Type Individual Assignment (Report) Academic Year 2021/22 Assessment Task This assignment concerns two topics on empirical research of accounting and finance. You are required to choose ONE topic and answer ALL the research questions in that topic using empirical analysis. You will be provided with different sets of data for each of the two topics (Topic 1: Earning management and Topic 2: Pension fund investment). The datasets will be available in the Brightspace. The companies in the dataset (and the topic) you have chosen will be the focus of your analyses. Task specific guidance: Topic 1: Earning management Research questions: (1) To what extent can accounting and financial data be used to detect earning management?