Eric C. So

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

Associate Professor

100 Main Street

E62-416

Cambridge, MA 02142

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (27)

1.

Core Earnings: New Data and Evidence

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 20-047, October 2019, Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 11 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2020
Harvard Business School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Harvard Business School (HBS)
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Core Earnings, Transitory Earnings, Non-Operating Earnings, Quantitative Disclosures, Equity Valuation, Big Data

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Identifying Expectation Errors in Value/Glamour Strategies: A Fundamental Analysis Approach

Review of Financial Studies (RFS), 25(9): 2841-2875
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 08 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2013
Joseph D. Piotroski and Eric C. So
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 4,515 (2,860)
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Financial Statement Analysis, value, glamour, market efficiency, expectation errors

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News-Driven Return Reversals: Liquidity Provision Ahead of Earnings Announcements

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 09 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2014
Eric C. So and Sean Wang
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Accounting Department
Downloads 3,375 (4,667)
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Time Will Tell: Information in the Timing of Scheduled Earnings News

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2017
Travis L. Johnson and Eric C. So
The University of Texas at Austin and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 2,926 (5,957)
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Anomaly, returns, earnings announcements, strategic reporting, timing

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Evaluating Firm-Level Expected-Return Proxies: Implications for Estimating Treatment Effects

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 15-022, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 197, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-57, The Review of Financial Studies (RFS), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 06 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2021
Foster School of Business, University of Washington, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Harvard Business School (HBS)
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Expected returns, expected return proxies, measurement errors, treatment effects

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The Option to Stock Volume Ratio and Future Returns

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), 106(2): 262-286 (November 2012)
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 25 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 05 May 2020
Travis L. Johnson and Eric C. So
The University of Texas at Austin and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 1,509 (17,077)
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Options, Volume, Microstructure, Short Sale Costs

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A New Approach to Predicting Analyst Forecast Errors: Do Investors Overweight Analyst Forecasts?

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), 108(3): 615-640 (June 2013)
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 23 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2013
Eric C. So
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 1,472 (17,741)
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Analysts, Foreast Errors, Abnormal Returns

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Expectations Management and Stock Returns

Review of Financial Studies [33(10): 4580–4626 (October 2020)]
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 09 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2020
Travis L. Johnson, Jinhwan Kim and Eric C. So
The University of Texas at Austin, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 1,224 (23,427)
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Returns, Anomalies, Expectations Management, Seasonalities, Announcement Premia

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Citation 21

Analysts’ Forecasts and Asset Pricing: A Survey

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 Mar 2016
S.P. Kothari, Eric C. So and Rodrigo S. Verdi
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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Analysts’ Forecasts and Asset Pricing: A Survey

Annual Review of Financial Economics, Vol. 8, pp. 197-219, 2016
Posted: 18 Nov 2016
S.P. Kothari, Eric C. So and Rodrigo S. Verdi
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

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A Simple Multimarket Measure of Information Asymmetry

Management Science 64 (2018), 1055-1080
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 27 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2018
Travis L. Johnson and Eric C. So
The University of Texas at Austin and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 947 (33,879)
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Information asymmetry, PIN, informed trade, options, microstructure, bid-ask spreads, volatility

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Going by the Book: Valuation Ratios and Stock Returns

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 27 Sep 2021
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Harvard Business School (HBS)
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Valuation; Market-to-book ratio; Value investing; Excess comovement

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Calendar Rotations: A New Approach for Studying the Impact of Timing using Earnings Announcements

Journal of Financial Economics 140 (3), 865-893
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 28 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2021
Stanford Graduate School of BusinessMassachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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Voluntary and Mandatory Disclosures: Do Managers View Them as Substitutes?

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 23 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2021
Suzie Noh, Suzie Noh, Eric C. So and Joseph Weber
Stanford Graduate School of BusinessMassachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Non-Diversifiable Volatility Risk and Risk Premiums at Earnings Announcements

Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 07 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2014
Mary E. Barth and Eric C. So
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 758 (45,946)
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Earnings announcements, volatility risk, non-diversifiable risk, option pricing

Asymmetric Trading Costs Prior to Earnings Announcements: Implications for Price Discovery and Returns

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 56, No. 1, 2018
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 02 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2018
Travis L. Johnson and Eric C. So
The University of Texas at Austin and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Earnings announcements, announcement premia, liquidity, market making, intermediaries

Asymmetric Trading Costs Prior to Earnings Announcements: Implications for Price Discovery and Returns

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 56, No. 1, 2018
Posted: 05 May 2018
Travis L. Johnson and Eric C. So
The University of Texas at Austin and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

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Earnings Announcements; Liquidity Provision; Transaction Costs; Announcement Returns; Risk Premia; Bad News; Asymmetric Reaction

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Uncovering Expected Returns: Information in Analyst Coverage Proxies

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 27 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2016
Charles M.C. Lee and Eric C. So
Foster School of Business, University of Washington and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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expected returns, analysts, mispricing

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Losing is Optional: Retail Option Trading and Earnings Announcement Volatility

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 29 Mar 2022 Last Revised: 16 May 2022
Tim de Silva, Kevin Smith and Eric C. So
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Economics, Finance, Accounting (EFA), Students, Stanford University Graduate School of Business and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Retail trading, option pricing, earnings announcements, volatility

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Commission Savings and Execution Quality for Retail Trades

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 06 Dec 2021
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, The University of Texas at Austin and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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19.

Financial Reporting and Consumer Behavior

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 02 May 2022
Suzie Noh, Suzie Noh, Eric C. So and Christina Zhu
Stanford Graduate School of BusinessMassachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
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financial reporting, earnings announcement, consumers, limited attention, consumer demographics, earnings surprise, big data

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Analyst Initiations of Coverage and Stock Return Synchronicity

Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 26 Apr 2012
University of Houston, Ohio State University (OSU) - Fisher College of Business and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Stock Return Synchronicity, Financial Analysts, Analyst Initiations

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Meet Markets: Investor Meetings and Expected Returns

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 08 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2021
Eric C. So, Rongfei Wang and Ran Zhang
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, China Investment Corporation (CIC) and Renmin University of China - School of Business
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Investor meeting, Information arbitrage, Expected returns, Return predictability

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Flight-To-Earnings: The Role of Earnings in Periods of Capital Scarcity

Forthcoming at Management Science
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 10 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2022
Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Earnings Reaction, Capital Scarcity, Levered Trading

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Measuring Risk Information

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 3519543
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 07 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2021
Kevin Smith and Eric C. So
Stanford University Graduate School of Business and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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risk information, option prices, earnings announcements, volatility forecasting

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Boardroom Centrality and Firm Performance

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), 55(2-3): 225-250 (April-May 2013), Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 84
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 31 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2016
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Harvard Business School (HBS)
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board of director networks, analyst forecasts, market efficiency

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Bad News Bearers: The Negative Tilt of the Financial Press

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2018
Marina Niessner and Eric C. So
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Disclosure and the Option Value of Equity

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2013
Eric C. So
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 283 (148,033)
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Conflicts of Interest in Subscriber-Paid Credit Ratings

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 21 Oct 2021 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2022
Pennsylvania State University - Department of Accounting, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Florida and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Credit Ratings, Issuer-Pay Model, Subscriber-Pay Model, NRSRO, Information Intermediaries