Steven Young

Lancaster University - Department of Accounting and Finance

The Management School

Lancaster LA1 4YX

United Kingdom

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Scholarly Papers (26)

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

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 05 Jan 2001
Ken V. Peasnell, Peter F. Pope and Steven Young
Lancaster University - Department of Accounting and Finance, Bocconi University and Lancaster University - Department of Accounting and Finance
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Corporate governance; Boards of directors; Abnormal accruals; Earnings management

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

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 32, No. 7-8, pp. 1311-1346, September 2005
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 27 Mar 2006
Ken V. Peasnell, Peter F. Pope and Steven Young
Lancaster University - Department of Accounting and Finance, Bocconi University and Lancaster University - Department of Accounting and Finance
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Citation 100
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Outside Directors, Board Effectiveness, and Earnings Management

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 Sep 1998
Peter F. Pope, Ken V. Peasnell and Steven Young
Bocconi University, Lancaster University - Department of Accounting and Finance and Lancaster University - Department of Accounting and Finance
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Accrual Management to Meet Earnings Targets: Did Cadbury Make a Difference?

WP 99/008
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 15 Jun 1999
Ken V. Peasnell, Peter F. Pope and Steven Young
Lancaster University - Department of Accounting and Finance, Bocconi University and Lancaster University - Department of Accounting and Finance
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What Role Taxes and Regulation? A Second Look at Open Market Share Repurchase Activity in the United Kingdom

LBS Accounting Subject Area Working Paper No. ACCT039
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Nov 2002
Dennis R. Oswald and Steven Young
University of Michigan - Ross School of Business and Lancaster University - Department of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 591 (43,634)
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Managerial Equity Ownership and the Demand for Outside Directors

EFMA 2002 London Meetings
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Jun 2002
Ken V. Peasnell, Peter F. Pope and Steven Young
Lancaster University - Department of Accounting and Finance, Bocconi University and Lancaster University - Department of Accounting and Finance
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Managerial ownership, Board of directors, Cadbury Report

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Open Market Share Reacquisitions, Surplus Cash, and Agency Problems

AFA 2005 Philadelphia Meetings
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Feb 2004
Dennis R. Oswald and Steven Young
University of Michigan - Ross School of Business and Lancaster University - Department of Accounting and Finance
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Share reacquisitions, operating cash flow, managerial entrechment

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Retrieving, Classifying and Analysing Narrative Commentary in Unstructured (Glossy) Annual Reports Published as PDF Files

Number of pages: 79 Posted: 01 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2018
Lancaster University - School of Computing and Communications, Católica Porto Business School, Portugal, Lancaster University, University of Manchester - Manchester Business School and Lancaster University - Department of Accounting and Finance
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Annual Reports, Textual Analysis, Text Retrieval, Document Structure, Corpus Linguistics

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R&D Expenditure and Earnings Targets

European Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Feb 2008
Beatriz Garcia Osma and Steven Young
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid - Department of Business Administration and Lancaster University - Department of Accounting and Finance
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R&D expenditure, real earnings management, earnings targets, valuation

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Does Equity Analyst Research Lack Rigor and Objectivity? Evidence from Conference Call Questions and Research Notes

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 06 May 2014
Catherine Salzedo, Steven Young and Mahmoud El-Haj
Lancaster University - Department of Accounting and Finance, Lancaster University - Department of Accounting and Finance and Lancaster University - School of Computing and Communications
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Conference calls, research notes, earnings surprises

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Transitory Earnings Components and the Two Faces of Non-GAAP Earnings

Published in Accounting and Finance, 2015, Vol. 55
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 26 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2016
Young-Soo Choi and Steven Young
Sungkyunkwan University and Lancaster University - Department of Accounting and Finance
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Non-GAAP (Pro forma) earnings, Transitory items, FRS 3, Earnings thresholds

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Annual Report Management Commentary Articulating Strategy and Business Model: Measurement and Impact

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 14 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2019
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Accounting and Finance, Lancaster University - School of Computing and Communications, Lancaster University, University of Manchester - Manchester Business School and Lancaster University - Department of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 172 (170,105)

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Strategy, Annual Report Narratives, Textual Analysis, Information Asymmetry

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In Search of Meaning: Lessons, Resources and Next Steps for Computational Analysis of Financial Discourse

Forthcoming in Journal of Business Finance and Accounting
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 24 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2019
Lancaster University - School of Computing and Communications, Lancaster University, University of Manchester - Manchester Business School, Lancaster University - Department of Accounting and Finance and Lancaster University, Department of Linguistics
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Annual Reports, 10-K, Conference Calls, Earnings Announcements, NLP, Machine Learning, Corpus Linguistics, Semantics

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Does Equity Analyst Research Lack Rigour and Objectivity? Evidence from Conference Call Questions and Research Notes

Forthcoming in Accounting and Business Research 2017
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 02 Aug 2016
Catherine Salzedo, Steven Young and Mahmoud El-Haj
Lancaster University - Department of Accounting and Finance, Lancaster University - Department of Accounting and Finance and Lancaster University - School of Computing and Communications
Downloads 130 (214,488)

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Corporate reporting, mixed methods, capital markets, textual analysis, analyst reports, conference calls

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Fad or Future?: Automated Analysis of Financial Text and Its Implications for Corporate Reporting

Forthcoming in Accounting and Business Research
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 12 Jan 2019
Craig M. Lewis and Steven Young
Vanderbilt University - Finance and Lancaster University - Department of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 37 (426,681)

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Natural Language Processing, NLP, Review, IASB Disclosure Initiative, Disclosure Problem

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Do Share Buybacks Provide Price Support? Evidence from Mandatory Non-Trading Periods

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 34, Nos. 5-6, pp. 840-860, June/July 2007
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 11 Jul 2007
Aneel Keswani, Jing Yang and Steven Young
Faculty of Finance, Cass Business School, City University, London, Lancaster University - Department of Accounting and Finance and Lancaster University - Department of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 31 (451,974)
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Dirty Surplus Accounting Flows and Valuation Errors

Abacus, Vol. 42, No. 3-4, pp. 302-344, September 2006
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 17 Oct 2006
Helena Isidro, John O'Hanlon and Steven Young
ISCTE-IUL Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, Lancaster University Management School and Lancaster University - Department of Accounting and Finance
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Does Superior Firm Performance Lead to Higher Quality Outside Directorships?

ACCOUNTING AUDITING AND ACCOUNTABILITY JOURNAL, 21 (7), pp. 907-932, 2008
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 13 Jun 2013
Aditi Gupta, Steven Young and David Otley
King's College London- School of Management and Business, Lancaster University - Department of Accounting and Finance and Lancaster University
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Directorial Labour Markets, Director Reputation, Outside Directorships

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What Role Taxes and Regulation? A Second Look at Open Market Share Buyback Activity in the UK

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 31, No. 1-2, pp. 257-292, January 2004
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 23 Mar 2004
Dennis R. Oswald and Steven Young
University of Michigan - Ross School of Business and Lancaster University - Department of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 22 (498,342)
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The Link between Earnings Timeliness, Earnings Conservatism and Board Composition: Evidence from the UK

Corporate Governance: An International Review, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 47-59, January 2004
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 23 Mar 2004
Wendy Beekes, Peter F. Pope and Steven Young
Lancaster University - Department of Accounting and Finance, Bocconi University and Lancaster University - Department of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 20 (526,974)
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The Link between Earnings Timeliness, Earnings Conservatism and Board Composition: Evidence from the UK

Corporate Governance: An International Review, Forthcoming
Posted: 10 Sep 2003
Wendy Beekes, Peter F. Pope and Steven Young
Lancaster University - Department of Accounting and Finance, Bocconi University and Lancaster University - Department of Accounting and Finance

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Accounting quality, board composition, and corporate governance

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Noncompliance with Non‐Accounting Securities Regulations and GAAP Violations

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 46, Issue 3-4, pp. 370-399, 2019
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Apr 2019
Sunhwa Choi, Steven Young and Xiu-Ye Zhang
Sungkyunkwan University, Lancaster University - Department of Accounting and Finance and Australian National University (ANU) - School of Accounting & Business Information Systems
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compliance, GAAP violations, noncompliance with securities regulations, SEC's enforcement actions

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In Search of Meaning: Lessons, Resources and Next Steps for Computational Analysis of Financial Discourse

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 46, Issue 3-4, pp. 265-306, 2019
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 25 Apr 2019
Lancaster University, Lancaster University, University of Manchester - Manchester Business School, Lancaster University - Department of Accounting and Finance and Lancaster University, Department of Linguistics
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10‐K, annual reports, computational linguistics, conference calls, corpus linguistics, earnings announcements, machine learning, NLP, semantics

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Transitory Earnings Components and the Two Faces of Non‐Generally Accepted Accounting Principles Earnings

Accounting & Finance, Vol. 55, Issue 1, pp. 75-103, 2015
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Mar 2015
Younghoon Choi and Steven Young
Sungkyunkwan University and Lancaster University - Department of Accounting and Finance
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Earnings thresholds, Financial Reporting Standard No. 3, Non‐GAAP (pro forma) earnings, Transitory items

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Accounting Comparability and the Accuracy of Peer-Based Valuation Models

Accounting Review, November 2015, Vol. 90, No. 6, pp. 2571-2601
Posted: 24 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2017
Steven Young and Yachang Zeng
Lancaster University - Department of Accounting and Finance and Nanyang Technological University

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Equity valuation, pricing multiples, warranted multiple, peer selection, international accounting convergence

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Disagreement Over the Persistence of Earnings Components: Evidence on the Properties of Management-Specific Adjustments to GAAP Earnings

Review of Accounting Studies, Vol. 12, No. 4, 2007
Posted: 12 Dec 2007
Sungkyunkwan University, Florida International University (FIU) - School of Accounting, University of Manchester - Manchester Business School and Lancaster University - Department of Accounting and Finance

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Non-GAAP earnings, Transitory items, Disagreement

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Constituent Lobbying and its Impact on the Development of Financial Reporting Regulations: Evidence from Germany

Accounting, Organizations, and Society, Vol. 25, No. 1, January 2000
Posted: 15 Feb 2000
Stuart McLeay, Dieter Ordelheide and Steven Young
The University of Sydney, Goethe University Frankfurt - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and Lancaster University - Department of Accounting and Finance

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Outside Directors, Board Effectiveness, and Abnormal Accruals

WP 99/006
Posted: 14 Jun 1999
Ken V. Peasnell, Peter F. Pope and Steven Young
Lancaster University - Department of Accounting and Finance, Bocconi University and Lancaster University - Department of Accounting and Finance

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