Comparative Causality Analysis for Corporate Governance and Financial Performance of Hungary and Indonesia


  • Tri Gunarsih University of Technology Yogyakarta
  • Setiyono
  • Fran Sayekti
  • Tamas Novak



Corporate Governance, causality, ownership, firm performance


This study compares Corporate Governance (CG) between Hungary and Indonesia and analyzes the causality between CG and financial performance in both countries. CG proxy is the ownership structure. In the monitoring function, CG will improve the company's performance. The company's performance, on the other hand, can affect the ownership structure as one of the markets for corporate control in the CG mechanism. The causality test will inform whether the monitoring or market for corporate control is implemented as a CG mechanism. This study uses the Granger causality test to analyze the bi-causality between CG and financial performance. The sample consists of companies listed on the Budapest Stock Exchange (BSX) and the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX). The results showed that only two pairs of bi-causality relationships (out of six pairs) occurred in the BSE sample companies, and there were three pairs of bi-causality relationships (out of nine pairs) in the IDX sample companies. This research contributes to the relationship between ownership and firm performance based on agency problems from the perspective of the monitoring function and the market for firm control.


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How to Cite

Gunarsih, T., Setiyono, Sayekti , F. ., & Novak , T. . (2022). Comparative Causality Analysis for Corporate Governance and Financial Performance of Hungary and Indonesia. International Journal of Finance & Banking Studies (2147-4486), 11(2), 87–97.