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International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS): Pros and Cons for Investors

Accounting and Business Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 13 Sep 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 29,828
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Time-Driven Activity-Based Costing

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 14 Jan 2004
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School and Acorn Systems, Inc.
Downloads 25,213
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A Review of the Earnings Management Literature and its Implications for Standard Setting

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 Mar 1999
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting
Downloads 23,504
4.

The Worldwide Equity Premium: A Smaller Puzzle

Chapter 11 of R Mehra (Ed), Handbook of the Equity Risk Premium. Elsevier, 2008, pages 467–514, AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper; EFA 2006 Zurich Meetings Paper,
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Judge Business School, London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting and London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting
Downloads 18,401
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Financial Accounting Information and Corporate Governance

JAE Rochester Conference April 2000
Number of pages: 115 Posted: 28 Apr 2002
Working Paper Series
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 16,163
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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 14,760
7.

The Fall of Enron

Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 03-38
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Oct 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University - Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School
Downloads 13,421
8.

The Consequences of Mandatory Corporate Sustainability Reporting

Harvard Business School Research Working Paper No. 11-100
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 03 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 01 May 2017
Working Paper Series
London Business School - Department of Strategic & International Management and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 13,029
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Mandatory IFRS Reporting Around the World: Early Evidence on the Economic Consequences

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 198/2008, Chicago GSB Research Paper No. 12
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 25 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Mannheim - Accounting and Taxation, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

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Downloads 12,939
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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 12,484
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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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Downloads 12,441
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Did Fair-Value Accounting Contribute to the Financial Crisis?

Chicago Booth Research Paper 09-38, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 266/2009, Journal of Economic Perspectives, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2009
Working Paper Series
Vienna University of Economics and Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 10,373
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Information Asymmetry, Corporate Disclosure and the Capital Markets: A Review of the Empirical Disclosure Literature

JAE Rochester Conference April 2000
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 01 Feb 2001
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School and Harvard University - Harvard Business School

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Downloads 10,035
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Transparency, Financial Accounting Information, and Corporate Governance

Economic Policy Review, Vol. 9, No. 1, April 2003
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 Sep 2005
Accepted Paper Series
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 9,295
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Earnings Management: Reconciling the Views of Accounting Academics, Practitioners, and Regulators

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 May 2000
Working Paper Series
USC Marshall School of Business and The University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 8,773
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Earnings Management and Investor Protection: An International Comparison

MIT Sloan Working Paper No. 4225-01; EFA 2002 Berlin Meetings Presented Paper
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Sep 2001 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Miami - Department of Accounting and Boston University Questrom School of Business

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Downloads 8,772
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Using the Balanced Scorecard as a Control System for Monitoring and Revising Corporate Strategy

Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 02-35
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 01 Oct 2002
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Accounting & Control Unit, Harvard University - Accounting & Control Unit, George Washington University - Department of Accountancy and Harvard University - Accounting & Control Unit
Downloads 8,628
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Market Reaction to the Adoption of IFRS in Europe

Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 19 May 2006 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Cambridge Judge Business School and Boston University - Questrom School of Business

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Downloads 8,018
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Accounting Information, Disclosure, and the Cost of Capital

Wharton Financial Institutions Center Working Paper Series #06-20
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 12 Oct 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department

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Downloads 7,908
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Earnings Surprises, Growth Expectations, and Stock Returns: Don't Let an Earnings Torpedo Sink Your Portfolio

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 28 Jul 1999
Working Paper Series
The University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Southern California - Leventhal School of Accounting
Downloads 6,609
21.

The Global Financial Crisis and the Efficient Market Hypothesis: What Have We Learned?

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 6,583
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Real and Accrual-Based Earnings Management in the Pre- and Post-Sarbanes Oxley Periods

AAA 2006 Financial Accounting and Reporting Section (FARS) Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 28 Sep 2005
Working Paper Series
Texas A&M University College Station, Harvard Business School and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management

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Downloads 6,417
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Corporate Payout Policy

Foundations and Trends in Finance, Vol. 3, Nos. 2-3, pp. 95-287, 2008
Number of pages: 198 Posted: 07 May 2009 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business - Finance and Business Economics Department, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business - Finance and Business Economics Department and The University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 6,247
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Audit Quality and Auditor Reputation: Evidence from Japan

Forthcoming, The Accounting Review, Volume 87, No. 5, September 2012, Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 10-15, Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 10-088
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 22 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2012
Working Paper Series
The University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Harvard Business School

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Human Resource Accounting - A New Dimension

Canadian Accounting Association (CAAA) 2006 Annual Conference
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 10 Feb 2007
Working Paper Series
Indian Institute of Management (IIM) rohtak and Independent
Downloads 6,102
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Corporate Social Responsibility and Access to Finance

Strategic Management Journal, 35 (1): 1-23.
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 May 2011 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University - Harvard Business School, London Business School - Department of Strategic & International Management and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 6,032
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Irrational Optimism

Financial Analysts Journal, Vol. 60, No. 1, 2004, pages 16–25, LBS Accounting Subject Area Working Paper No. IFA397,
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 21 Dec 2003 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Judge Business School, London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting and London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting

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Downloads 5,863
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The Economic Consequences of Increased Disclosure

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 20 Aug 1999
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department

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Downloads 5,780
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Globalization and Similarities in Corporate Governance: A Cross-Country Analysis

Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 02-31; Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 02-041; Harvard Business School Working Paper No. 02-041
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 14 Oct 2002
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Harvard Business School, Harvard University - Strategy Unit and Lehman Brothers, New York
Downloads 5,759
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Does Fair Value Accounting for Non-Financial Assets Pass the Market Test?

Review of Accounting Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago Booth School of Business

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Downloads 5,554
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The Effect of International Institutional Factors on Properties of Accounting Earnings

University of Rochester Working Paper FR 99-12
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 15 Sep 1999
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Downloads 5,534
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Cash Versus Accrual Accounting in Public Sector

Studia Universitatis Babes Bolyai Oeconomica, 1990
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 10 Nov 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Babes-Bolyai University - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and Babes-Bolyai University
Downloads 5,451
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Econometrics of the Basu Asymmetric Timeliness Coefficient and Accounting Conservatism

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 09-16
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Chicago Booth School of Business

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Do Accounting Standards Influence the Level of Earnings Management? Evidence from Germany

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Mar 2003
Working Paper Series
Lancaster University - Department of Accounting and Finance and University of Bremen - Faculty of Business Studies and Economics
Downloads 5,368
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Earnings Momentum and Earnings Management

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 May 1999
Working Paper Series
University of Tennessee, Knoxville - College of Business Administration, University of Tennessee, Haslam College of Business, Accounting and Information Management and The University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 5,255
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The Importance of Reporting Incentives: Earnings Management in European Private and Public Firms

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Jan 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Washington, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 4,971
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Cost of Capital and Earnings Transparency

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Forthcoming, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 2015, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 48
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 25 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 14 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
Downloads 4,962
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Incentives Versus Standards: Properties of Accounting Income in Four East Asian Countries, and Implications for Acceptance of IAS

Simon School of Business Working Paper No. FR 00-04; Boston JAE Conference October 2002
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 06 Jan 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) and University of Rochester - Simon Business School
Downloads 4,936
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Adopting a Label: Heterogeneity in the Economic Consequences Around IAS/IFRS Adoptions

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 12 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Mannheim - Accounting and Taxation, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

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Downloads 4,875
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Accounting for Derivatives and Corporate Risk Management Policies

London Business School Accounting Subject Area No. 018
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 23 Jan 2002
Working Paper Series
London Business School - Department of Accounting
Downloads 4,791
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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
Downloads 4,786
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The Impact of Activity Based Costing on Managerial Decisions at Insteel Industries - a Field Study

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Sep 1999
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Accounting & Control Unit and Harvard University - General Management Unit
Downloads 4,649
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Does Mandatory IFRS Adoption Improve the Information Environment?

Contemporary Accounting Research, Vol. 30, No. 1: 388-423.
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 06 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Warwick - Warwick Business School, Harvard University - Harvard Business School and Capital Market Commission
Downloads 4,618
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CEO Overconfidence and Management Forecasting

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming, Singapore Management University School of Accountancy Research Paper No. 2015-34
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 13 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business and Singapore Management University - School of Accountancy
Downloads 4,558
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The International Politics of IFRS Harmonization

Accounting, Economics and Law 3, No. 2 (April 2013), Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 11-132
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 02 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 08 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School
Downloads 4,500
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International Differences in the Cost of Equity Capital: Do Legal Institutions and Securities Regulation Matter?

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 15/2003, Rodney L. White Center for Financial Research Working Paper No. 17-04, AFA 2005 Philadelphia Meetings
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 21 Dec 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 4,493
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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 4,489
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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 4,442
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The Impact of International Accounting Standards on Firms

AAA 2006 Financial Accounting and Reporting Section (FARS) Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 16 May 2006
Working Paper Series
University of American college - Skopje - School of Business Economics and Management
Downloads 4,442