Jeffrey Pittman

Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration

Associate Professor

St. John's, Newfoundland A1B 3X5

Canada

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1.

Tax Aggressiveness and Accounting Fraud

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 51 (4), 739-778, 2013
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 06 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2013
Clive S. Lennox, Petro Lisowsky and Jeffrey Pittman
University of Southern California, Boston University Questrom School of Business and Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration
Downloads 1,562 (10,548)
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accounting fraud, tax aggressiveness, effective tax rates, book-tax differences

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Auditing the Auditors: Evidence on the PCAOB's Inspections of Audit Firms

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 16 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2008
Clive S. Lennox and Jeffrey Pittman
University of Southern California and Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration
Downloads 1,529 (10,896)
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Regulation, Sarbanes-Oxley Act, PCAOB

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Big Five Audits and Accounting Fraud

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 27 May 2008
Clive S. Lennox and Jeffrey Pittman
University of Southern California and Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration
Downloads 1,130 (17,176)
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corporate governance, Big Five audits, agency costs, accounting fraud

Big Five Audits and Accounting Fraud

Contemporary Accounting Research, Vol. 27, No. 1, pp. 209-247, March 2010
Posted: 27 Aug 2011
Clive S. Lennox and Jeffrey Pittman
University of Southern California and Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration

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Big 5, fraud, audit quality

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Do IRS Audits Deter Corporate Tax Avoidance?

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 01 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2013
Jeffrey L. Hoopes, Devan Mescall and Jeffrey Pittman
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Accounting Area, University of Saskatchewan and Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration
Downloads 1,060 (19,267)
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tax enforcement, corporate governance, IRS audits, taxes, agency costs

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Do Social Ties between External Auditors and Audit Committee Members Affect Audit Quality?

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 12 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2016
Xianjie He, Jeffrey Pittman, Oliver M. Rui and Donghui Wu
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics - School of Accountancy, Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration, China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) and The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Downloads 771 (30,492)

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Social ties; External auditors; Audit committee

Auditor Choice in Politically Connected Firms

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 23 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2013
Omrane Guedhami, Jeffrey Pittman and Walid Saffar
University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business, Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration and Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 631 (39,385)
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Auditor Choice, Political Connection, Corporate Governance

Auditor Choice in Politically Connected Firms

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 52, No. 1, 2014
Posted: 05 Mar 2014
Omrane Guedhami, Jeffrey Pittman and Broken Account
University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business, Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration and Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance

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Auditor Choice, Political Connection, Corporate Governance

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The Importance of Information Asymmetry to Auditor Choice, Audit Fees, and Going Concern Opinions: Evidence from Exploiting Exogenous Shifts in Analyst Coverage

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 13 May 2017 Last Revised: 14 May 2017
Joshua L. Gunn, Nicholas Hallman, Chan Li and Jeffrey Pittman
University of Pittsburgh - Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Texas at Austin, University of Pittsburgh - Katz Graduate School of Business and Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration
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Information Asymmetry, Demand for Auditing, Audit Fees, Going Concern Opinions

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External versus Internal Monitoring: The Importance of Multiple Large Shareholders and Families to Auditor Choice in Western European Firms

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 07 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2018
Sadok El Ghoul, Omrane Guedhami and Jeffrey Pittman
University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business and Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration
Downloads 519 (51,504)
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auditor choice, ownership structure, corporate governance, Western Europe

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Political Uncertainty and Cost Stickiness: Evidence from National Elections around the World

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2016
Woo-Jong Lee, Jeffrey Pittman and Walid Saffar
Seoul National University, Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration and Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance
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Political Uncertainty, Cost Stickiness

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The Determinants and Consequences of Tax Audits: Some Evidence from China

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 27 Mar 2015
Clive S. Lennox, Wanfu Li, Jeffrey Pittman and Zi-Tian Wang
University of Southern California, Nanjing University of Finance & Economics, Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration and Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
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tax audit, deterrent effect, tax aggressiveness, financial reporting quality

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Does Information Asymmetry Matter to Equity Pricing? Evidence from Firms’ Geographic Location

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 13 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2015
University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration and Smith School of Business
Downloads 463 (59,492)
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Cost of equity capital, information asymmetry, geography location

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E-Commerce and Tax Planning: Canadian Experiences

Canadian Accounting Perspectives, Vol. 3, No. 2, Fall 2004
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 05 Nov 2004
University of Lethbridge - Faculty of Management, Memorial University of Newfoundland, University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance and Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration
Downloads 430 (65,083)
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Electronic commerce, income tax planning, Canada, small business

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Cross-Country Evidence on the Importance of Big Four Auditors to Equity Pricing: The Mediating Role of Legal Institutions

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 09 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2014
Sadok El Ghoul, Omrane Guedhami and Jeffrey Pittman
University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business and Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration
Downloads 380 (75,354)
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Audit Quality, Corporate Governance, Cost of Equity

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Auditor Choice and Its Implications for Group-Affiliated Firms

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 22 Sep 2015
Junxiong Fang, Jeffrey Pittman, Yinqi Zhang and Yuping Zhao
Fudan University - School of Management, Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration, American University and University of Houston
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business group, auditor selection, accounting transparency, related-party transactions

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Reputational Implications for Partners after a Major Audit Failure: Evidence from China

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 01 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2018
Xianjie He, Jeffrey Pittman and Oliver M. Rui
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics - School of Accountancy, Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration and China Europe International Business School (CEIBS)
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Audit failure, Partners’ reputation, Audit quality

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To Share or Not to Share: The Importance of Peer Firm Similarity to Auditor Choice

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 30 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2019
Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems, Virginia Tech, Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration and Virginia Tech
Downloads 340 (85,756)

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auditor choice, product similarity, auditor knowledge, proprietary costs

17.

Policy Uncertainty and Textual Disclosure

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 09 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2019
Liangliang Jiang, Jeffrey Pittman and Walid Saffar
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration and Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 324 (90,556)

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Textual Disclosure; Policy Uncertainty

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How Aggressive Tax Planning Facilitates the Diversion of Corporate Resources: Evidence from Path Analysis

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 30 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 04 May 2019
University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance, Fudan University - School of Management, Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration, American University and University of Houston
Downloads 303 (97,401)

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tunneling; tax aggressiveness; self-dealing; monitoring

19.

Emotions and Managerial Judgment: Evidence from Sunshine Exposure

Number of pages: 92 Posted: 25 May 2017 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2019
Monash University - Department of Accounting, Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Faculty of Business, Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration, Deakin University and T.A. PAI Management Institute, Finance Area
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Weather-induced mood; Optimism; Management earnings forecasts

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The Impact of Financial Statement Audits on Non-Income-Increasing Misreporting: Evidence from Restatements

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 07 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2018
Jeffrey Pittman and Yuping Zhao
Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration and University of Houston
Downloads 262 (113,710)

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Financial Report Misstatements; Audit Quality; Litigation and Reputation Costs; Investor Reactions to Restatements

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Audit Partners’ Risk Tolerance and the Impact on Audit Quality

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 08 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 16 May 2019
Jeffrey Pittman, Sarah E. Stein and Delia F. Valentine
Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration, Virginia Tech and Virginia Tech
Downloads 257 (116,004)

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audit partner, audit quality, risk tolerance, legal infractions

22.

Asset Redeployability and Bad News Hoarding: Evidence from Stock Price Crash Risk

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 19 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2019
Yangyang Chen, Jeffrey Ng, Jeffrey Pittman and Walid Saffar
Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Faculty of Business, Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance, Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration and Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance
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Asset Redeployability, Stock Price Crash Risk, Bad News Hoarding, Asset Sales

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The Choice Between Private and Public Capital Markets: The Importance of Disclosure Standards and Auditor Discipline to Countries Divesting State-Owned Enterprises

Paris December 2007 Finance International Meeting AFFI-EUROFIDAI Paper
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 21 Mar 2007
Jeffrey Pittman and Omrane Guedhami
Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration and University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business
Downloads 200 (148,310)
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privatization methods, disclosure, auditor discipline, corporate governance

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Cross-Country Evidence on the Importance of Auditor Choice to Corporate Debt Maturity

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 29 Nov 2014
University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business, Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration and University of Victoria
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Audit quality, corporate governance, legal institutions, debt maturity

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The Importance of IRS Enforcement to Stock Price Crash Risk: The Role of CEO Characteristics

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 05 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2018
Andrew M. Bauer, Xiaohua Fang and Jeffrey Pittman
University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance, Georgia State University - School of Accountancy and Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration
Downloads 190 (155,580)

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Tax Enforcement; Information Asymmetry; Stock Price Crash Risk; Monitoring

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Does the Threat of a PCAOB Inspection Mitigate U.S. Institutional Investors’ Home Bias?

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 07 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2019
Yue He, Bing Li, Zhenbin Liu and Jeffrey Pittman
City University of Hong Kong, City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK), Hong Kong Baptist University and Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration
Downloads 184 (160,125)

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PCAOB Inspection; Audit Quality; U.S. Institutional Investors; Home Bias

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Network Analysis of Audit Partner Rotation

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 20 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2018
Jeffrey Pittman, Lin Wang and Donghui Wu
Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Downloads 182 (161,715)

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Network; Audit partner rotation; Client retention; Information transfer

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The Impact of Weather-induced Managerial Mood on Public Firms’ Decisions: Evidence from Corporate Tax Avoidance

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 10 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2019
Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Faculty of Business, Shenzhen University - Shenzhen Audencia Business School, Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration, T.A. PAI Management Institute, Finance Area and University of Melbourne - Melbourne Business School
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Weather; Managerial mood; Tax avoidance

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Accounting Standard Precision, Corporate Governance, and Accounting Restatements

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 27 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2018
Li Fang, Jeffrey Pittman, Yinqi Zhang and Yuping Zhao
Iowa State University, Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration, American University and University of Houston
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Accounting Standards, Restatements, Corporate Governance

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Does Religion Matter to Equity Pricing?

Journal of Business Ethics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 06 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2014
University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration and Smith School of Business
Downloads 90 (277,483)

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Religion, Cost of Equity Capital, Investor Protection, Corporate Governance

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Political Cycles and Analyst Bias

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 30 Oct 2018
Jeffrey Pittman, Zhifeng Yang and Sijia Yu
Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration, Stony Brook University and City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Department of Accountancy
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Political Cycle; Government Intervention; Analyst Optimistic Bias; Corporate Information Environment

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Are Insiders Equal? Evidence from Earnings Management in Closely Held East Asian Firms

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 26 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2018
Saint Mary's University - Department of Finance & Management Science, West Virginia University, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business and Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration
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Family Conglomerates, Earnings Management, Comparative Accounting Systems and Practice, Real Activities Manipulation, Corporate Governance, East Asia

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The Role of IRS Monitoring in Equity Pricing in Public Firms

Contemporary Accounting Research, Vol. 28, 2011
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 13 Nov 2013
Sadok El Ghoul, Omrane Guedhami and Jeffrey Pittman
University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business and Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration
Downloads 55 (363,725)
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Corporate governance, IRS audits, Taxes, Agency costs

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The Importance of Social Capital to Individual Auditors

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 22 Apr 2019
Jeffrey Pittman, Baolei Qi and Guochang Zhang
Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration, Xi'an Jiaotong University (XJTU) - School of Management and University of Hong Kong
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individual auditors, social capital, alumni network, audit quality, client acquisition, career path

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Fool Me Once, Shame on You; Fool Me Twice, Shame on Me: The Impact of Audit Partners’ First-Hand Experience with Arthur Andersen’s Demise on Their Style

Posted: 21 Feb 2019
Iowa State University - Department of Accounting and Finance, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University - Pamplin College of Business, Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration, Brigham Young University and Virginia Commonwealth University

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Audit partner styles, Arthur Andersen, audit quality, imprinting

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CEO Sensation Seeking and Accounting Conservatism

Posted: 05 Oct 2018
Xiaohua Fang, Le Luo, Jeffrey Pittman and Hong Xie
Georgia State University - School of Accountancy, School of Management, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration and University of Kentucky - Von Allmen School of Accountancy

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CEO personality traits; sensation seeking; accounting conservatism

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The Importance of Partner Narcissism to Audit Quality

Posted: 18 Jun 2018
Ting-Kai Chou, Jeffrey Pittman and Zili Zhuang
National Cheng-Kung University, Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Business Administration

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narcissism, audit quality, audit partners

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The Importance of Director External and Internal Social Networks to Stock Price Crash Risk

Posted: 23 Apr 2018
Xiaohua Fang, Jeffrey Pittman and Yuping Zhao
Georgia State University - School of Accountancy, Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration and University of Houston

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State Liability Regimes within the United States and Auditor Reporting

Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Posted: 31 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2016
Divya Anantharaman, Jeffrey Pittman and Nader Wans
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Accounting & Information Systems, Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration and Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration

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Auditor litigation risk, state common-law, going concern opinions

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Voluntary Audits Versus Mandatory Audits

The Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Posted: 28 Aug 2011
Clive S. Lennox and Jeffrey Pittman
University of Southern California and Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration

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voluntary audits, mandatory audits, credit ratings

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Auditing the Auditors: Evidence on the PCAOB’s Inspections of Audit Firms

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Vol. 49, Nos. 1/2, p. 84, February 2010
Posted: 27 Aug 2011
Clive S. Lennox and Jeffrey Pittman
University of Southern California and Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration

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Regulation, Sarbanes-Oxley Act, PCAOB

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Where do Local and Foreign Investors Lose Their Edge? The Mediating Role of State Ownership in Shaping Their Relative Informational Advantage

Posted: 15 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2012
University of San Francisco - School of Management, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) and Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration

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Local Institutional Investors, Foreign Institutional Investors, State Ownership, Information Asymmetries

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Auditor Choice and the Cost of Debt Capital for Newly Public Firms

Journal of Accounting & Economics, Vol. 37, No. 1, pp. 113-136, February 2004
Posted: 09 Dec 2003
Jeffrey Pittman and Steve Fortin
Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration and University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance

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audit quality, firm-lender relationships, asymmetric information, contracts and reputation

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'Stealth Tax Rates': Effective Versus Statutory Personal Marginal Tax Rates

Canadian Tax Journal, Vol. 46, No. 5, 1998
Posted: 18 Apr 1999
Alan Macnaughton, Thomas A. Matthews and Jeffrey Pittman
University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration

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