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1.

Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid: A Mirage

Ross School of Business Paper No. 1035, California Management Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 Jul 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 11,980
2.

Can Individual Investors Beat the Market?

HBS Finance Working Paper No. 04-025, Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 02-45
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Jan 2003
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, University of California, Irvine - Paul Merage School of Business and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, The Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 9,171
3.

Information in Accruals About the Quality of Earnings

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 16 Aug 2001
Working Paper Series
AQR Capital Management, LLC, University of California, Berkeley - Accounting Group, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and London Business School
Downloads 9,004
4.

Earnings Management: Reconciling the Views of Accounting Academics, Practitioners, and Regulators

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 May 2000
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Leventhal School of Accounting and The University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 8,276
5.

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 8,105
6.

The Quality of Accruals and Earnings: The Role of Accrual Estimation Errors

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Jul 2001
Working Paper Series
Emory University - Department of Accounting and University of Southern California - Leventhal School of Accounting
Downloads 7,575
7.

Forecasting Default with the KMV-Merton Model

AFA 2006 Boston Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 31 Dec 2004
Working Paper Series
Arizona State University - W.P. Carey School of Business and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, The Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 7,549
8.

Accrual Reliability, Earnings Persistence and Stock Prices

Journal of Accounting & Economics, Vol. 39, No. 3, September 2005
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 28 Mar 2004
Accepted Paper Series
AQR Capital Management, LLC, University of California, Berkeley - Accounting Group, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and London Business School
Downloads 7,096
9.

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 California, Berkeley - Accounting Group
Downloads 6,406
10.

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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Downloads 5,414
11.

The Failure of Models that Predict Failure: Distance, Incentives and Defaults

Chicago GSB Research Paper No. 08-19, Ross School of Business Paper No. 1122, EFA 2009 Bergen Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2010
Working Paper Series
Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, Stanford University and London Business School
Downloads 5,210
12.

Forecasting Bankruptcy More Accurately: A Simple Hazard Model

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 12 Aug 1999
Working Paper Series
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, The Stephen M. Ross School of Business

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Downloads 4,905
13.

The Tradeoff Between Mortgage Prepayments and Tax-Deferred Retirement Savings

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Mar 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and University of Texas at Austin - McCombs School of Business

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Downloads 4,715
14.

Lunar Cycle Effects in Stock Returns

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 04 Sep 2001
Working Paper Series
Emory University - Department of Accounting and Purdue University
Downloads 4,619
15.

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 California, Berkeley - Accounting Group
Downloads 4,427
16.

An Introduction to Credit Derivatives

University of Michigan Business School Working Paper No. 00-013
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 09 Jan 2001
Working Paper Series
Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management
Downloads 4,114
17.

Short Interests, Fundamental Analysis, and Stock Returns

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 Jul 1999
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Leventhal School of Accounting, Boston College - Carroll School of Management, Claremont McKenna College - Robert Day School of Economics and Finance and University of California, Berkeley - Accounting Group
Downloads 4,037
18.

Unobserved Actions of Mutual Funds

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming, Sixteenth Annual Utah Winter Finance Conference, EFA 2005 Moscow Meetings Paper, Sauder School of Business Working Paper
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 28 Feb 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Imperial College London - Accounting, Finance, and Macroeconomics, University of Texas at Austin - McCombs School of Business and University of California, Irvine - Paul Merage School of Business

Multiple version iconThere are 3 versions of this paper

Downloads 3,779
19.

The Responsibility Paradox: Multinational Firms and Global Corporate Social Responsibility

Ross School of Business Paper No. 1031
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 28 Apr 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and University of Michigan - Department of Sociology
Downloads 3,686
20.

The Purposes and Accountability of the Corporation in Contemporary Society: Corporate Governance at a Crossroads

Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 62, No. 3, Summer 1999
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 14 Jun 2000
Accepted Paper Series
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 3,560
21.

External Financing and Future Stock Returns

Rodney L. White Center for Financial Research Working Paper No. 03-03
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 03 Apr 2003
Working Paper Series
AQR Capital Management, LLC and University of California, Berkeley - Accounting Group
Downloads 3,468
22.

Determinants of Weaknesses in Internal Control over Financial Reporting

Journal of Accounting and Economics, Vol. 44, pp.193-223, 2007
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Utah State University, University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and University of Washington

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 3,458
23.

Accounting Quality and Debt Contracting

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Sep 2004
Working Paper Series
Arizona State University - W.P. Carey School of Business, University of Arizona - Eller College of Management and University of Arizona - Department of Accounting
Downloads 3,326
24.

Financial Accounting and Corporate Governance: A Discussion

JAE Rochester Conference April 2000
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 01 Feb 2001
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - Accounting Group

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Downloads 3,321
25.

Customer Satisfaction for Financial Services: The Role of Products, Services, and Information Technology

Ross School of Business Paper No. 99-004
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 07 May 1999
Working Paper Series
University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Georgia - Department of Statistics and University of Texas at Austin - McCombs School of Business
Downloads 3,315
26.

Stock Market Manipulation - Theory and Evidence

AFA 2004 San Diego Meetings
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Dec 2003
Working Paper Series
Northeastern University and University of Houston
Downloads 3,254
27.

Are Ipos Really Underpriced?

Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 17, pp. 811-848, 2004
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 26 Aug 2001 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2011
Accepted Paper Series
LSV Asset Management and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 3,248
28.

The Situational Impact of Brand Image Beliefs

Journal of Consumer Psychology, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 318-330, 2004
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 10 Jun 2004
Accepted Paper Series
University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and California State University, Long Beach - College of Business Administration
Downloads 3,168
29.

Biased Forecasts or Biased Earnings? The Role of Reported Earnings in Explaining Apparent Bias and Over/Underreaction in Analysts' Earnings Forecasts

JAE Boston Conference October 2002
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 06 Jan 2004
Working Paper Series
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Finance Area and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business

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Downloads 3,165
30.

Reconciling Value Estimates from the Discounted Cash Flow Value Model and the Residual Income Model

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Jul 2000
Working Paper Series
University of British Columbia - Sauder School of Business and University of Queensland - Accounting and Accountability
Downloads 3,110
31.

Forecasting Sales: A Model and Some Evidence from the Retail Industry

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Jan 2004 Last Revised: 31 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Washington, University of British Columbia - Sauder School of Business and University of Washington
Downloads 3,085
32.

Doing Well By Doing Good - Case Study: 'Fair & Lovely' Whitening Cream

Ross School of Business Working Paper No. 1063, Strategic Management Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 24 Jan 2007
Accepted Paper Series
University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 2,843
33.

Does Asymmetric Information Drive Capital Structure Decisions?

EFA 2006 Zurich Meetings, AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 06 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2016
Working Paper Series
Arizona State University - W.P. Carey School of Business, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and University of Houston

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 2,807
34.

Are Investors Moonstruck? - Lunar Phases and Stock Returns

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 18 Sep 2001
Working Paper Series
University of California, Irvine - Paul Merage School of Business, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Finance and Australian National University (ANU) - College of Business and Economics
Downloads 2,795
35.

Fair Value Accounting and Gains from Asset Securitizations: A Convenient Earnings Management Tool with Compensation Side-Benefits

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 17 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Leventhal School of Accounting, University of Tennessee, Haslam College of Business, Accounting and Information Management and University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business

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Downloads 2,769
36.

Good Day Sunshine: Stock Returns and the Weather

Dice Center Working Paper No. 2001-3
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 Apr 2001
Working Paper Series
University of California, Irvine - Paul Merage School of Business and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, The Stephen M. Ross School of Business

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 2,730
37.

Interest Rate Derivatives at Commercial Banks: An Empirical Investigation

University of Michigan Working Paper, FDIC Center for Financial Research Working Paper No. 2006-02
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 18 Mar 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 2,686
38.

What Determines Cartel Success?

Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. 44, No. 1, 2006
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 10 Feb 2002 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Survey Research Center and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
Downloads 2,634
39.

The Implications of Accounting Distortions and Growth for Accruals and Profitability

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 26 Mar 2004
Working Paper Series
AQR Capital Management, LLC, University of California, Berkeley - Accounting Group, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and London Business School

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Downloads 2,609
40.

International Portfolio Investment: Theory, Evidence, and Institutional Framework

Number of pages: 124 Posted: 16 Jul 2001
Working Paper Series
Warwick Business School - Department of Finance and Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan

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Downloads 2,587
41.

On Comparing Residual Income and Discounted Cash Flow Models of Equity Valuation: A Response to Penman 2001

University of Michigan Business School
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 31 Oct 2001
Working Paper Series
University of British Columbia - Sauder School of Business and University of Queensland - Accounting and Accountability

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Downloads 2,585
42.

What are Stock Investors' Actual Historical Returns? Evidence from Dollar-Weighted Returns

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 May 2004
Working Paper Series
Emory University - Department of Accounting
Downloads 2,577
43.

Corporate Governance in China: Then and Now

Columbia Business Law Review, Vol. 2002, pp. 1-69, 2002
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 04 Jun 2002
Accepted Paper Series
University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and Renmin University of China - Law School,
Downloads 2,575
44.

The Persistence and Pricing of the Cash Component of Earnings

20th Australasian Finance & Banking Conference 2007 Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 03 Jan 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Leventhal School of Accounting, AQR Capital Management, LLC and University of California, Berkeley - Accounting Group
Downloads 2,560
45.

Can Investors Profit from the Prophets? Consensus Analyst Recommendations and Stock Returns

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 04 Nov 1998
Working Paper Series
University of California, Davis, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, Stanford University and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
Downloads 2,551
46.

On the Industry Concentration of Actively Managed Equity Mutual Funds

AFA 2005 Philadelphia Meetings, Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, Sauder School of Business Working Paper
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 10 Feb 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Imperial College London - Accounting, Finance, and Macroeconomics, University of Texas at Austin - McCombs School of Business and University of California, Irvine - Paul Merage School of Business

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Downloads 2,537
47.

Market Reactions to the Disclosure of Internal Control Weaknesses and to the Characteristics of those Weaknesses under Section 302 of the Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 02 Nov 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Georgia - J.M. Tull School of Accounting, University of Tennessee, Haslam College of Business, Accounting and Information Management and University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business

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Downloads 2,519
48.

GAAP versus The Street: An Empirical Assessment of Two Alternative Definitions of Earnings

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 Aug 2000
Working Paper Series
Boston College, Franklin Resources, Inc. and University of California, Berkeley - Accounting Group

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Downloads 2,444
49.

Can Stock Recommendations Predict Earnings Management and Analysts' Earnings Forecast Errors?

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Jul 1999
Working Paper Series
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Finance Area and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business

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Downloads 2,412
50.

Pump and Dump: An Empirical Analysis of the Relation Between Corporate Financing Activities and Sell-side Analyst Research

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 May 2003
Working Paper Series
Boston College, AQR Capital Management, LLC and University of California, Berkeley - Accounting Group
Downloads 2,312