JEMA: Jurnal Ilmiah Bidang Akuntansi dan Manajemen
Vol 18, No 2 (2021): JEMA: Jurnal Ilmiah Bidang Akuntansi dan Manajemen

Does internationalization moderate the effect of SMEs size, age, and other financial determinants on investment opportunities set? Evidence from Indonesia

Yuli Soesetio (Department of Management, Faculty of Economics, Universitas Negeri Malang, Malang)
Dyah Arini Rudhiningtyas (Department of Accounting, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Islam Malang, Malang)
Sudarmiatin Sudarmiatin (Department of Management, Faculty of Economics, Universitas Negeri Malang, Malang)
Imam Mukhlis (Department of Management, Faculty of Economics, Universitas Negeri Malang, Malang)



Article Info

Publish Date
29 Aug 2021

Abstract

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are increasingly considering international expansion as one of the sustainable growth strategic options. This study aims to reveal how the effect of internationalization as a moderator of SMEs size, age, and other financial determinants toward investment opportunity set of SMEs that listed on the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) from 2006 to 2020. Market to book asset ratio used as a proxy of investment opportunity set of SMEs. This study is one of the most important in the context of Indonesian SMEs as there were limited previous studies that have explored the internationalization factor. A total of 102 SMEs companies with 156 data observations were studied. A moderation regression analysis was used to test whether the determinants of the investment opportunity set were statistically significant. Surprisingly, the study found that the degree of internationalization has a moderating effect that weakens the relationship between SMEs age and size on investment opportunities set (market value ratio).

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Journal Info

Abbrev

jema

Publisher

Subject

Economics, Econometrics & Finance

Description

JEMA: Jurnal Ilmiah Bidang Akuntansi dan Manajemen (Scientific Journal of Accounting and Management) with registered number p-ISSN 1693-7864 and e-ISSN 2597-4017, is a peer reviewed journal published two times a year by Universitas Islam Malang. The aims of JEMA is to diseeminate the conceptual ...