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1.

The Crisis of Fair Value Accounting: Making Sense of the Recent Debate

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 33, Accounting, Organizations and Society, Vol. 34, 2009
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Vienna University of Economics and Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 14,781
2.

Global Accounting Convergence and the Potential Adoption of IFRS by the United States: An Analysis of Economic and Policy Factors

Number of pages: 104 Posted: 11 Mar 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Boston University Questrom School of Business

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3.

Audit Committee, Board of Director Characteristics, and Earnings Management

NYU, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-42
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Nov 2000
Working Paper Series
New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting

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Downloads 12,328
4.

Activity-Based Costing System Advantages and Disadvantages

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 03 Feb 2005
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 11,493
5.

Hedge Funds, Systemic Risk, and the Financial Crisis of 2007-2008: Written Testimony for the House Oversight Committee Hearing on Hedge Funds

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Nov 2008
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 11,455
6.

Accounting Quality, Auditing and Corporate Governance

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Mar 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business

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Downloads 9,705
7.

How Important is Corporate Governance?

Number of pages: 77 Posted: 28 Sep 2004
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, AQR Capital Management, LLC and London Business School
Downloads 9,489
8.

Risk Management: The Reinvention of Internal Control and the Changing Role of Internal Audit

Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, Vol. 16, No. 4, pp. 640-661, 2003
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 05 Jan 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Oxford Brookes University and Portsmouth Business School
Downloads 9,298
9.

Conservatism in Accounting - Part I: Explanations and Implications

Simon School of Business Working Paper No. FR 03-16
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 06 Jun 2003
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 8,952
10.

Internal Audit Quality and Earnings Management

The Accounting Review, Vol. 84, No. 4, pp. 1255-1280, 2009
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 11 May 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Brigham Young University, University of Nevada, Las Vegas and Brigham Young University - School of Accountancy
Downloads 8,136
11.

Audit Committee Quality, Auditor Independence, and Internal Control Weaknesses

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Aug 2006
Working Paper Series
State University of New York at Binghamton - School of Management, University of Hawaii at Manoa and University of Cincinnati - Lindner College of Business

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Downloads 6,842
12.

The Relevance of the Value Relevance Literature for Financial Accounting Standard Setting

Simon School of Business Working Paper No. FR 00-05; JAE Rochester Conference April 2000
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 20 Oct 2000
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

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Downloads 6,759
13.

The Effects of Enterprise Risk Management on Firm Performance

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2010
Working Paper Series
North Carolina State University and North Carolina State University
Downloads 6,757
14.

Conservatism in Accounting - Part Ii: Evidence and Research Opportunities

Simon Business School Working Paper No. FR 03-25
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 Aug 2003
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 6,121
15.

Accounting Program Research Rankings by Topical Area and Methodology

Issues in Accounting Education. Vol. 25, No. 4, pp. 631-654, 2010
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 05 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Memphis - School of Accountancy, Brigham Young University - School of Accountancy, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Accounting and Brigham Young University - School of Accountancy
Downloads 5,946
16.

Accruals Quality and Internal Control Over Financial Reporting

The Accounting Review, Vol. 82, pp. 1141-1170, October 2007
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 30 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2010
Working Paper Series
Utah State University, University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and University of Washington

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17.

The Relation between Auditors' Fees for Non-Audit Services and Earnings Management

MIT Sloan Working Paper No. 4330-02
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Jan 2002
Working Paper Series
Washington University in Saint Louis - Olin Business School, Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems and Texas Christian University - Department of Accounting

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Downloads 5,396
18.

Corporate Governance and the Cost of Equity Capital

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 03 Feb 2005
Working Paper Series
Graduate School of Management, UC-Davis, University of Iowa - Department of Accounting and Algert Global, LLC
Downloads 5,213
19.

The Effect of ERP System Implementations on the Usefulness of Accounting Information

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 Oct 2005
Working Paper Series
North Carolina State University - Poole College of Management - Department of Accounting and Oregon State University - Department of Accounting, Finance, and Information Management
Downloads 5,109
20.

Continuous Auditing: An Effective Tool for Internal Auditors

Internal Auditing, 21(2): 27-35, March-April 2006
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 31 May 2006 Last Revised: 05 May 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Rutgers University and Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi-Department of Accounting
Downloads 4,889
21.

Financial Engineering, Corporate Governance, and the Collapse of Enron

U of Delaware Coll. of Bus. and Econ. Ctr. for Corp. Governance Working Paper No. 2002-001
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 16 Jan 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Georgia - Department of Finance and Baylor University - Department of Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
Downloads 4,808
22.

Governance and Intermediation Problems in Capital Markets: Evidence from the Fall of Enron

Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 02-27
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 15 Oct 2002
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
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23.

The Effect of SOX Internal Control Deficiencies on Firm Risk and Cost of Equity

Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming 2008
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 20 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Graduate School of Management, UC-Davis, University of Iowa - Department of Accounting, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Accounting and Algert Global, LLC
Downloads 4,758
24.

Audit Risk, Complex Technology, & Auditing Processes

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 01 May 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Windsor - Odette School of Business and North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University - School of Business & Economics
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25.

Earnings Quality and Financial Reporting Credibility: An Empirical Investigation

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Aug 1999
Working Paper Series
Boston College, AQR Capital Management, LLC and University of Southern California - Leventhal School of Accounting
Downloads 4,560
26.

A New Measure of Accounting Quality*

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 14 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business, University of Connecticut - Department of Accounting and University of Oregon
Downloads 4,524
27.

Characteristics of Firms with Material Weaknesses in Internal Control: An Assessment of Section 404 of Sarbanes Oxley

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 Apr 2005
Working Paper Series
Wake Forest University and City University of New York - Stan Ross Department of Accountancy
Downloads 4,499
28.

Earnings Quality and the Equity Risk Premium: A Benchmark Model

Contemporary Accounting Research, Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 833-877, Fall 2006
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 15 Nov 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Mellon Capital Management
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29.

The Inevitability of Enron and the Impossibility of 'Auditor Independence' Under the Current Audit System

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 11 Mar 2002
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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30.

Do Non-Audit Service Fees Impair Auditor Independence? Evidence from Going-Concern Audit Opinions

USC Leventhal School of Accounting
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 Jan 2002
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Leventhal School of Accounting, Florida International University (FIU) - School of Accounting and University of Southern California - Leventhal School of Accounting
Downloads 4,359
31.

Auditor Tenure and Perceptions of Audit Quality

Office of Economic Analysis, The Securities and Exchange Commission Working Paper
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Apr 2003
Working Paper Series
UNC Charlotte and SUNY at Old Westbury - School of Business
Downloads 4,231
32.

International Transfer Pricing Issues and Strategies for the Global Firm

Internal Auditing, 23(1): 12-19. 2008
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 22 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 06 May 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Deloitte & Touche LLP, Prairie View A&M University and Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi-Department of Accounting
Downloads 4,224
33.

Corporate Governance Failures. To What Extent is Parmalat a Particularly Italian Case?

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Jul 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Cagliari

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34.

The Audit Firm Rotation Rule: A Review of the Literature

SDA Bocconi Research Paper
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 24 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2011
Working Paper Series
Bocconi University - Department of Accounting, Bocconi University and SDA Bocconi
Downloads 4,095
35.

Auditor Industry Specialization and Earnings Quality

Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, September 2003
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 29 Sep 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Temple University - Department of Accounting, Temple University - Department of Accounting and Sogang University
Downloads 4,009
36.

Auditing Intangible Assets and Evaluating Fair Market Value - The Case of Reacquired Franchise Rights

Issues in Accounting Education, Vol. 24, No. 1, 2009
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 11 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Florida Atlantic University - School of Accounting, Boston College - Department of Accounting and Western New England University - Department of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 3,997
37.

How are Earnings Managed? Examples from Auditors

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Mar 2002
Working Paper Series
Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, University of Connecticut - Department of Accounting and George Washington University - Department of Accountancy
Downloads 3,990
38.

Investor Protection Laws, Accounting and Auditing Around the World

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Oct 2001
Working Paper Series
Maastricht University, University of Missouri at Columbia - Robert J. Trulaske, Sr. College of Business and University of Missouri at Columbia - School of Accountancy
Downloads 3,978
39.

Experimental Research in Financial Accounting

Number of pages: 72 Posted: 28 Feb 2001
Working Paper Series
Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management and Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
Downloads 3,887
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Tax Reporting Aggressiveness and its Relation to Aggressive Financial Reporting

Accounting Review, Vol. 84, No. 2, 2009
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Feb 2005 Last Revised: 15 May 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting

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41.

Do Non-Audit Services Compromise Auditor Independence? Further Evidence

Unversity of Wisconsin Working paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 Apr 2002
Working Paper Series
Graduate School of Management, UC-Davis, Algert Global, LLC and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems
Downloads 3,773
42.

The Sarbanes-Oxley Yawn: Heavy Rhetoric, Light Reform (and it Might Just Work)

University of Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 36, 2003
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Oct 2002
Accepted Paper Series
George Washington University
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43.

Have Financial Statements Become Less Informative? Evidence from the Ability of Financial Ratios to Predict Bankruptcy

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 02 Feb 2005
Working Paper Series
Stanford University, Stanford University and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business (Deceased)
Downloads 3,708
44.

Market Reaction to Events Surrounding the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and Earnings Management

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Dec 2003
Working Paper Series
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business, University of California, Irvine and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting

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Downloads 3,704
45.

Principles-Based Versus Rules-Based Accounting Standards: The Influence of Standard Precision and Audit Committee Strength on Financial Reporting Decisions

Agoglia, C.P., T.S. Doupnik, and G.T. Tsakumis. 2011. Principles-based versus rules-based accounting standards: The influence of standard precision and audit committee strength on financial reporting decisions. The Accounting Review 86 (3): 747-767.
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Massachusetts at Amherst, University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business and University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics
Downloads 3,697
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Audit Quality and the Pricing of Discretionary Accruals

Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, March 2003
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 26 Aug 2002
Accepted Paper Series
Bentley University

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Where Do Companies Attempt Earnings Management, and When Do Auditors Prevent it?

AFA 2001 New Orleans Meetings
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 24 Nov 2000
Working Paper Series
Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, University of Connecticut - Department of Accounting and George Washington University - Department of Accountancy
Downloads 3,622
48.

Audit Committee Characteristics and Financial Misstatement: A Study of the Efficacy of Certain Blue Ribbon Committee Recommendations

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 24 Sep 2002
Working Paper Series
University of Memphis, Santa Clara University and University of Arkansas at Fayetteville
Downloads 3,590
49.

Board Monitoring and Earnings Management: Do Outside Directors Influence Abnormal Accruals?

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 05 Jan 2001
Working Paper Series
Lancaster University - Department of Accounting and Finance, Bocconi University and Lancaster University - Department of Accounting and Finance

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Downloads 3,573
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The Impact of Internal Control Quality on Audit Delay in the Sox Era

Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Vol. 25, No. 2, 2006
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Sep 2005 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Kansas - Accounting and Information Systems Area, University of Kansas and University of North Texas - Department of Accounting
Downloads 3,541