Zvi Singer

HEC Montreal

Visiting Associate Professor

3000, Chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine

Montreal, Quebec H2X 2L3

Canada

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (16)

1.

The Effect of Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act on Financial Reporting Quality

Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, Vol. 26, No. 3, 2011
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 14 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2012
Zvi Singer and Haifeng You
HEC Montreal and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Accounting
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Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Earnings Quality, Internal Control, Investor Confidence

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Mandatory IFRS Adoption and the Contractual Usefulness of Accounting Information in Executive Compensation

Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 06 Feb 2012
Neslihan Ozkan, Zvi Singer and Haifeng You
University of Bristol - School Accounting and Finance, U.K., HEC Montreal and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Accounting
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IFRS adoption, pay-performance sensitivity, relative performance evaluation, comparability of financial statements

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A Study of Firms Surrounding the Threshold of Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 Compliance

Advances in Accounting, Forthcoming, 2012
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 07 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2012
Maria E. Nondorf, Zvi Singer and Haifeng You
University of Colorado at Boulder - Leeds School of Business, HEC Montreal and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Accounting
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Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404, Regulatory Avoidance, Small Firms

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Audit Partner Ethnicity and Salient Audit Phenomena

Accounting, Organizations and Society, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 22 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2023
Gopal V. Krishnan, Zvi Singer and Jing Zhang
Bentley University, HEC Montreal and university of Colorado Denver
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ethnicity; audit partner assignment; homophily; audit quality; work-related repercussion; minority

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Differences in government accounting conservatism across jurisdictions, their determinants, and consequences: the case of Canada and the United States

Review of Accounting Studies, Forthcoming https://doi.org/10.1007/s11142-021-09663-z
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 12 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2022
HEC Montréal, University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance and HEC Montreal
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Audit market concentration, excessive conservatism, government audit, auditor reputation, monopoly

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The Sharpest Tool in the Shed: IPO Financial Statement Management of STEM vs. Non-STEM firms

Review of Accounting Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 30 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2017
Tatiana Fedyk, Zvi Singer and Mark T. Soliman
University of San Francisco, HEC Montreal and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
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STEM firms; Initial public offering; discretion over accounting items; IPO valuation; earnings management

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Can Short Sellers Detect Internal Control Material Weaknesses? Evidence from Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act

Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 27 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2017
Zvi Singer, Yan Wang and Jing Zhang
HEC Montreal, McMaster University and university of Colorado Denver
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short selling; internal control material weaknesses; severe internal control problems; Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act; triggering events

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Do Big 4 Auditors Consistently Provide Better Audit Quality? Evidence from Government Audits

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 19 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2024
Johnathon Cziffra, Zvi Singer and Jing Zhang
HEC Montréal, HEC Montreal and university of Colorado Denver
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government audit; audit quality; auditor type; auditor performance

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Do Companies Engage in Auditor Shopping to Conceal Misreporting? Evidence from Financial Misstatements

https://doi.org/10.1111/jbfa.12562
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 18 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2021
Zvi Singer and Jing Zhang
HEC Montreal and university of Colorado Denver
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: auditor shopping; accounting misstatement discovery; executive turnover; audit committee turnover

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Audit Committee Meetings and the Timeliness of Misstatement Disclosure

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 16 Aug 2021
Johnathon Cziffra, Zvi Singer and Jing Zhang
HEC Montréal, HEC Montreal and university of Colorado Denver
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audit committee meetings; misstatement discovery; timeliness disclosure; severe misstatements

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Does Climate Risk Affect Employment Decisions? International Evidence

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 13 Aug 2023 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2024
HEC Montréal, Pôle Universitaire Léonard DeVinci Research Center, PRESTIGE Lab, IHEC-University of Carthage and HEC Montreal
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Climate risk, labor investment inefficiency, underinvestment, corporate social responsibility.

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Do Critical Audit Matters Indicate Poor Accruals Quality?

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 18 Aug 2023 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2024
Yuntian Li, Bing Luo, Zvi Singer and Jing Zhang
Dalhousie University - School of Business, San Francisco State University, HEC Montreal and university of Colorado Denver
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critical audit matters; accrual quality; critical audit matters topics; external monitoring

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Earnings Forecasts of Female CEOs: Quality and Consequences

Review of Accounting Studies, Forthcoming https://doi.org/10.1007/s11142-021-09669-7
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 22 Jul 2021 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2022
HEC Montréal, Dalhousie University - School of Business, HEC Montreal and university of Colorado Denver
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Female CEO; voluntary disclosure; management forecast; management forecast errors; analyst following; analyst forecasts

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Social Influence Pressures and the Risk Perceptions of Aspiring Financial Market Professionals

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 21 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2023
McGill University, Independent, HEC Montreal and McGill University - Desautels Faculty of Management
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social influence pressures; risk perceptions; financial market professionals; risk-taking

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The Accrual Anomaly: Accrual Originations, Accrual Reversals, and Resolution of Uncertainty

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 24 Jun 2019
University of San Francisco, HEC Montreal and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Accountancy

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Accrual Originations, Accrual Reversals, Investor Biases, Uncertainty Resolution

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Auditor Tenure and the Timeliness of Misstatement Discovery

The Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Posted: 04 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 05 Jul 2017
Zvi Singer and Jing Zhang
HEC Montreal and university of Colorado Denver

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audit firm tenure; timeliness of misstatement discovery; misstatement duration; audit quality; non-voluntary auditor change