B. Your task
• You are required to conduct a literature review of a topic area of your choice within this unit.
TOPIC: Income smoothing and Corporate Governance
· Each student is required to review fiveacademic journal papers and prepare a report based on your review.
FIVE Academic Journal Papers:
1. Corporate governance and income smoothing in China
2. The impact of corporate governance mechanisms on EU banks’ income smoothing behavior
3. Corporate governance and performance of financial institutions
4. Income smoothing among European systemic and non-systemic banks
5. Accounting Income Smoothing, Hedging and Corporate Governance