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This study was conducted to examine and analyze the influence of academic self-efficacy, fraud diamond, knowledge level, Machiavellian, and love of money on accountants' ethical behavior. Research respondents were students of the Accounting Department University of Lambung Mangkurat Banjarmasin; Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Ekonomi Indonesia Banjarmasin (STIEI) Banjarmasin; National College of Economics (STIENAS) Banjarmasin; and Pancasetia College of Economics (STIEPAN) Banjarmasin. The data were processed using multiple linear regression analysis with classical assumption test. The results of the research prove that academic self-efficacy and level of knowledge have a significant negative effect on the ethical behavior of accountants. Meanwhile, fraud diamond and machiavellian have an insignificant positive effect on the ethical behavior of accountants, and love of money has a significant positive effect on the ethical behavior of accountants.

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Hidayati, U. R., Nor, W., & Safrida, L. (2022). Students’ perceptions of the accounting department on the factors affecting accountants’ ethical behavior. Journal of Contemporary Accounting, 4(1), 23–36.


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