Sterling Huang

Singapore Management University - School of Accountancy

Assistant Professor of Accounting

60 Stamford Road

Singapore 178900

Singapore

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Scholarly Papers (18)

1.

Does Litigation Deter or Encourage Real Earnings Management?

The Accounting Review, Forthcoming, Singapore Management University School of Accountancy Research Paper No. 2020-108
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 18 May 2017 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2020
Sterling Huang, Sugata Roychowdhury and Ewa Sletten
Singapore Management University - School of Accountancy, Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management and The Ohio State University
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Real Earnings Management, Earnings Management, Deterrence, Litigation, Corporate Governance

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The Economics of Managerial Taxes and Corporate Risk-Taking

The Accounting Review, Forthcoming, Singapore Management University School of Accountancy Research Paper Series Vol. 6, No. 3 Paper No 2018-87
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 24 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2019
Stanford Graduate School of Business, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, Singapore Management University - School of Accountancy and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
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Corporate risk-taking; risky investment; risk-taking incentives; personal income taxes; federal income taxes; state income taxes; agency conflict

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Data Analytics and Audit Quality

Singapore Management University School of Accountancy Research Paper No. 2022-151
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 02 Nov 2021
Ru Gao, Sterling Huang and Rencheng Wang
The University of Queensland, Singapore Management University - School of Accountancy and Singapore Management University - School of Accountancy
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audit quality, data analytics, human capital investment

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Contracting with Controllable Risk

The Accounting Review, Forthcoming, Singapore Management University School of Accountancy Research Paper No. 2017-55
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 11 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2021
Chris Armstrong, Stephen Glaeser and Sterling Huang
Stanford Graduate School of Business, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill and Singapore Management University - School of Accountancy
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executive compensation; contract design; equity incentives; risk-taking incentives; stock options; derivatives; hedging; natural experiment; risk management

5.

Trust and Contracting: Evidence from Church Sex Scandals

Journal of Business Ethics
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 May 2015 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2021
Gilles Hilary and Sterling Huang
Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business and Singapore Management University - School of Accountancy
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trust; executive compensation; contract design; incomplete contracts; Church Scandals; Community Trust

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Do Innovative Firms Communicate More? Evidence From the Relation Between Patenting and Management Guidance

The Accounting Review, 96 (1), (2021): 273–297., Singapore Management University School of Accountancy Research Paper No. 2020-119
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 19 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2021
Singapore Management University - School of Accountancy, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics, American University and University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance
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Innovation, Patents, Voluntary Disclosure, Management Forecasts

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The Influence of Corporate Income Taxes on Investment Location: Evidence from Corporate Headquarters Relocations

Singapore Management University School of Accountancy Research Paper No. 2017-59
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 11 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2020
The University of Hong Kong, Singapore Management University - School of Accountancy, University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
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Corporate Tax Rate; Headquarters Relocation; State Apportionment System

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Family Firms and Labor Market Regulation

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2014/62/EPS
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 18 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2015
INSEAD - Economics and Political Sciences, Singapore Management University - School of Accountancy, Bocconi University - Department of Finance and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Family firms, Labor market regulation

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Marital Status and Earnings Management (A Note)

European Accounting Review, Forthcoming, Georgetown McDonough School of Business Research Paper No. 2876032, Singapore Management University School of Accountancy Research Paper Series Vol. 6, No. 3 Paper No 2018-89
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2018
Gilles Hilary, Sterling Huang and Yanping Xu
Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business, Singapore Management University - School of Accountancy and Jinan University
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marital status, earnings management, risk-taking

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Managerial Trustworthiness and Buybacks

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Forthcoming, Singapore Management University School of Accountancy Research Paper No. 2021-135, European Corporate Governance Institute – Finance Working Paper 703/2020
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 27 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2023
Sterling Huang, Kaisa Snellman and Theo Vermaelen
Singapore Management University - School of Accountancy, INSEAD - Organisational Behavior and INSEAD - Finance
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Buybacks, Market Timing, CEO Trustworthiness, Buyback Motivations

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Not Clawing the Hand That Feeds You: The Case of Co-Opted Boards and Clawbacks

European Accounting Review, 28 (1), (2019), 101-127.
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 17 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 12 May 2019
Sterling Huang, Chee Yeow Lim and Jeffrey Ng
Singapore Management University - School of Accountancy, Singapore Management University - School of Accountancy and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
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Clawback Adoption, Board Co-option

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Do Firms Hedge Optimally? Evidence from an Exogenous Governance Change

Singapore Management University School of Accountancy Research Paper No. 2014-14, INSEAD Working Paper No. 2013/111/FIN/ACC, 26th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2013
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2014
Sterling Huang, Urs Peyer and Benjamin Segal
Singapore Management University - School of Accountancy, INSEAD - Finance and Fordham University
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Board independence, hedging

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Generalist vs. Specialist CEOs and Acquisitions: Two-sided Matching and the Impact of CEO Characteristics on Firm Outcomes

HEC Paris Research Paper No. SPE-2020-1407, Singapore Management University School of Accountancy Research Paper No. 2021-131
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 02 Dec 2020
INSEAD - Singapore, Singapore Management University - School of Accountancy, INSEAD - Strategy and HEC Paris - Strategy & Business Policy
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Two-sided matching; human capital; CEOs; acquisitions; microfoundations

14.

The Governance of Director Compensation

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 Apr 2024
Lily H. Fang and Sterling Huang
INSEAD - Finance and Singapore Management University - School of Accountancy
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director compensation; determinants; self-dealing; natural experiment; Seinfeld v. Slager

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When is Good News Not Good News? Opening Up the Black Box of Innovation for Family Firms

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11472
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 06 Sep 2016
Po-Hsuan Hsu, Sterling Huang, Massimo Massa and Hong Zhang
National Tsing Hua University - Department of Quantitative Finance, Singapore Management University - School of Accountancy, INSEAD - Finance and Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business
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family firms, innovation, innovation strategies, under-diversification

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Contracting and Reporting Conservatism around a Change in Fiduciary Duties

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 28 May 2020
Daniel A. Bens, Sterling Huang, Liang Tan and Wan Wongsunwai
INSEAD, Singapore Management University - School of Accountancy, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)

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contracting conservatism, reporting conservatism, debt contracting, fiduciary duties, corporate governance

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Zombie Board: Board Tenure and Firm Performance

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 56, No. 4, 2018, Georgetown McDonough School of Business Research Paper
Posted: 06 Oct 2018
Sterling Huang and Gilles Hilary
Singapore Management University - School of Accountancy and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business

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board tenure; firm value; corporate policies; learning; entrenchment

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The New Lyrics of the Old Folks: The Role of Family Ownership in Corporate Innovation

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10445
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 02 Mar 2015
Po-Hsuan Hsu, Sterling Huang, Massimo Massa and Hong Zhang
National Tsing Hua University - Department of Quantitative Finance, Singapore Management University - School of Accountancy, INSEAD - Finance and Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business
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Family firms, innovation, intangible investment