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1.

rTSR: When Do Relative Performance Metrics Capture Relative Performance?

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 19-112
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 30 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Minnesota, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Harvard Business School
Downloads 56
2.

Selective Regulator Decoupling and Organizations’ Strategic Responses

Academy of Management Journal (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 01 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School, Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems and Maastricht University School of Business and Economics
Downloads 17
3.

Bank Boards: What Has Changed Since the Financial Crisis?

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 31 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
Columbia Business School, Harvard Business School and University of Southern California - Leventhal School of Accounting
Downloads 224
4.

Corporate Sustainability: A Strategy?

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 19-065
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2019
Working Paper Series
London Business School - Department of Strategic & International Management and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 1,654
5.

Reverse the Curse of the Top-5

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 19-052, Harvard Business School General Management Unit Working Paper No. 19-052
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 01 Nov 2018
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School
Downloads 341
6.

Public Sentiment and the Price of Corporate Sustainability

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 19-044
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 19 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2018
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 1,588
7.

The Creative Consulting Company

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 19-001
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 02 Jul 2018
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School, Harvard Business School and The Balanced Scorecard
Downloads 214
8.

Corporate Tax Cuts Increase Income Inequality

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 08 May 2018 Last Revised: 09 May 2018
Working Paper Series
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Harvard Business School and Duke University - Department of Economics

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Downloads 116
9.

Government Incentives and Financial Intermediaries: The Case of Chinese Sell-Side Analysts

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 18-095
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Mar 2018
Working Paper Series
Tongji University, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics - School of Accountancy, Harvard Business School and Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
Downloads 358
10.

Expected Stock Returns Worldwide: A Log-Linear Present-Value Approach

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 18-079
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 26 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 22 May 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Harvard Business School
Downloads 662
11.

The Customer May Not Always Be Right: Customer Compatibility and Service Performance

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 16-091, Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 16-091
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2018
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School, Harvard University - Accounting & Control Unit and Harvard Business School
Downloads 140
12.

The Changing Landscape of Auditor Litigation

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 512, Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 17-110
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 30 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 12 May 2019
Working Paper Series
Stanford Law School, Columbia Business School and Harvard Business School
Downloads 346
13.

Does Financial Misconduct Affect the Future Compensation of Alumni Managers?

Harvard Business School Working Paper, Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 15 Nov 2017
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School, United States Military Academy and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 394
14.

Compensation Consultants and the Level, Composition and Complexity of CEO Pay

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 18-027, Accepted and forthcoming at The Accounting Review
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 25 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and Harvard Business School - Accounting and Control
Downloads 287
15.

The Role of Overbilling in Hospitals’ Earnings Management Decisions

European Accounting Review (Forthcoming), Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 18-026
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Sep 2017
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School
Downloads 168
16.

The Effects of Media Slant on Firm Behavior

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming, Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 18-015
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2017
Working Paper Series
Boston College and Harvard Business School
Downloads 716
17.

Governance through Shame and Aspiration: Index Creation and Corporate Behavior

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 567/2018, Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 18-010, Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 31 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2018
Accepted Paper Series
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Harvard University, Harvard Business School, Students and Harvard Business School
Downloads 894
18.

Effects of an Information Sharing System on Employee Creativity, Engagement, and Performance

Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming, Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 17-094
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2018
Accepted Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and Harvard Business School - Accounting and Control

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Downloads 257
19.

Material Sustainability Information and Stock Price Informativeness

Harvard Business School Working Paper
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 10 May 2017 Last Revised: 08 May 2018
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Harvard Business School, Oxford University, Saïd Business School and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 2,071
20.

Is the SEC Captured? Evidence from Comment-Letter Reviews

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 17-087, Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 06 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School, Causeway Capital Management, LLC and Harvard Business School
Downloads 603
21.

Making Sense of Soft Information: Interpretation Bias and Loan Quality

8th Miami Behavioral Finance Conference 2017, Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 18-110
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 24 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2018
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Accounting & Control Unit, The University of Texas at Dallas and University of Southern California
Downloads 445
22.

Short-Termism and Capital Flows

Review of Corporate Finance Studies, Forthcoming., European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 342/2017, Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 17-062
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 10 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Business School
Downloads 1,327
23.

Corporate Purpose and Financial Performance

Organization Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 164 Posted: 18 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Wharton, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 3,143
24.

Can Staggered Boards Improve Value? Evidence from the Massachusetts Natural Experiment

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 16-105, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 498, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 499/2017
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 10 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2018
Working Paper Series
Stanford Law School, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and Harvard Business School
Downloads 547
25.

Relative Performance Benchmarks: Do Boards Follow the Informativeness Principle?

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 17-039
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 12 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Minnesota, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Harvard Business School
Downloads 829
26.

Shareholder Activism on Sustainability Issues

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 07 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2016
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Harvard Business School, Harvard University - Harvard Business School and Northwestern University - Department of Accounting Information & Management
Downloads 2,465
27.

Agency Costs and Enforcement of Management Controls: Analyzing Punishments for Perpetrators of Economic Crimes

AAA 2017 Management Accounting Section (MAS) Meeting
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 30 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 12 May 2018
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 507
28.

What Else Do Shareholders Want? Shareholder Proposals Contested by Firm Management

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 28 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2017
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School, Harvard Business School and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 775
29.

Economic Uncertainty and Earnings Management

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 16-103, 2nd Annual Financial Institutions, Regulation and Corporate Governance Conference
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 11 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2016
Working Paper Series
Arizona State University (ASU) - Finance Department and Harvard Business School
Downloads 1,261
30.

Risk Management — The Revealing Hand

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 16-102
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 10 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School
Downloads 1,183
31.

Who Should Select New Employees in Geographically Dispersed Organizations: Headquarters or the Unit Manager? Consequences of Centralizing Hiring at a Retail Chain

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 16-088
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 23 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and Harvard Business School - Accounting and Control
Downloads 219
32.

Effects of a Tournament Incentive Plan Incorporating Managerial Discretion in a Geographically Dispersed Organization

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 16-087, Forthcoming in Management Science
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 22 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and Harvard Business School - Accounting and Control
Downloads 219
33.

Can Analysts Assess Fundamental Risk and Valuation Uncertainty? An Empirical Analysis of Scenario-Based Value Estimates

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-13
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 01 Feb 2016
Accepted Paper Series
INSEAD, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Harvard Business School

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Downloads 441
34.

The Role of Taxes in the Disconnect between Corporate Performance and Economic Growth

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 16-6, Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 18-006
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
Columbia Business School - Accounting, Business Law & Taxation, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Harvard Business School
Downloads 548
35.

Staggered Boards and Shareholder Value: A Reply to Amihud and Stoyanov

Forthcoming, Journal of Financial Economics
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 05 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics and Harvard Business School
Downloads 264
36.

Self-Interest: The Economist’s Straitjacket

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 16-045
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School
Downloads 496
37.

Market Reaction to Mandatory Nonfinancial Disclosure

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University - Harvard Business School, Boston University - Questrom School of Business and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 1,786
38.

Through the Grapevine: Network Effects on the Design of Executive Compensation Contracts

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 16-019
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 13 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2016
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School
Downloads 419
39.

Does Mandatory Measurement and Peer Reporting Improve Performance?

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 16-018
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 13 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2017
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School, Kobe University - Graduate School of Business Administration and Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems
Downloads 495
40.

Budgeting, Psychological Contracts, and Budgetary Misreporting

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 16-017
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2018
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School, Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems, Miami University of Ohio - Richard T. Farmer School of Business Administration and Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems
Downloads 529
41.

Applying the Fractional Response Model to Survey Research in Accounting

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 16-016
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 13 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2017
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School and Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems
Downloads 541
42.

Accounting Data, Market Values, and the Cross Section of Expected Returns Worldwide

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 15-092
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 02 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Harvard Business School
Downloads 1,319
43.

Career Concerns of Banking Analysts

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Volume 63, Issues 2-3, April-May 2017, Pages 231–252.,
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 24 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Warwick - Warwick Business School, Harvard University - Harvard Business School and Nanjing University
Downloads 545
44.

Corporate Sustainability: First Evidence on Materiality

The Accounting Review, Vol. 91, No. 6, pp. 1697-1724.
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 11 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Causeway Capital Management, LLC, Harvard University - Harvard Business School and Northwestern University - Department of Accounting Information & Management
Downloads 11,737
45.

The Political Influence of Voters’ Interests on SEC Enforcement

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming, Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 15-054
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 24 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 14 May 2018
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School
Downloads 662
46.

Return on Political Investment in the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 15-050
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 14 Dec 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Zurich, University of Colorado at Denver and Harvard Business School
Downloads 309
47.

The Search for Peer Firms: When Do Crowds Provide Wisdom?

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 15-032, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 14-46, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 198
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 02 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2016
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Minnesota and Harvard Business School
Downloads 1,116
48.

Labor Unemployment Insurance and Earnings Management

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 15-008
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 13 Aug 2014
Working Paper Series
New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting, Causeway Capital Management, LLC and George Washington University - Department of Accountancy

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Downloads 355
49.

Chief Sustainability Officers: Who Are They and What Do They Do?

Chapter 8 in Leading Sustainable Change, Oxford University Press, 2014
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Miller Consultants and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 4,304
50.

Corporate and Integrated Reporting: A Functional Perspective

Chapter 9 in Corporate Stewardship: Achieving Sustainable Effectiveness, edited by Ed Lawler, Sue Mohrman, and James O’Toole, Greenleaf, 2015.,
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 24 May 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Said Business School and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 4,335