The Effect of Diversity in Board of Directors to Financial Performance: Evidence in Indonesia


Board of Directors
Financial Performance

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Yasmin Ridwan Putri, & Dwi Nastiti Danarsari. (2020). The Effect of Diversity in Board of Directors to Financial Performance: Evidence in Indonesia. Journal of Economic Info, 7(1), 76-84.


This paper aims to examine whether diversity in gender, nationality, and age in the board of directors of banks in Indonesia could affect the financial performance of those banks. We used conventional banks’ data in Indonesia in the year of 2014 to 2018 as a sample of this research. Based on the empirical result using fixed effect approach and the Generalized Methods of Moment (GMM) analysis, we find that diversity in gender in the board of directors does not affect the performance of banks in Indonesia. This could be the result of the little amount of female representative in the board of directors. In contrast diversity in age and diversity in nationality in the board of directors has an effect to the financial performance of banks in Indonesia. We used two measurement to represent financial performance in this study, which are measured by Tobin’s Q that represent measurement based on market and Return on Asset (ROA) that represent measurement based on accounting.


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