Messod D. Beneish

Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting

Professor

1309 E. 10th Street

Bloomington, IN 47405

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

30

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Scholarly Papers (30)

1.

Earnings Management: A Perspective

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 May 2001
Messod D. Beneish
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting
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Identifying Overvalued Equity

Johnson School Research Paper Series No. #09-09
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 21 May 2008 Last Revised: 12 May 2014
Messod D. Beneish and Craig Nichols
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting and Syracuse University
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Overvalued Equity, Agency Costs, Earnings Manipulation, Earnings Overstatement, Financial Fraud, O-Score

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Fraud Detection and Expected Returns

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 05 Feb 2012
Messod D. Beneish, Charles M.C. Lee and D. Craig Nichols
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 4,243 (2,614)
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earnings manipulation detection, accounting fraud, returns prediction, market efficiency, financial statement analysis, market learning, information, behavioral finance, price discovery

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Earnings Quality and Future Returns: The Relation between Accruals and the Probability of Earnings Manipulation

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 19 May 2005
Messod D. Beneish and Craig Nichols
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting and Syracuse University
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Earnings manipulation, accrual mispricing, future returns

Internal Control Weaknesses and Information Uncertainty

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 19 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 12 May 2014
Messod D. Beneish, Mary Brooke Billings and Leslie D. Hodder
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting, New York University and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting
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earnings quality, information uncertainty, reporting credibility, Sarbanes-Oxley, audit quality, cost of capital, scaled securities regulation

Internal Control Weaknesses and Information Uncertainty

Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Posted: 19 Nov 2007
Messod D. Beneish, Mary Brooke Billings and Leslie D. Hodder
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting, New York University and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting

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Information uncertainty, reporting credibility, Sarbanes-Oxley, scaled securities regulation

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The Predictable Cost of Earnings Manipulation

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 17 Aug 2007
Messod D. Beneish and Craig Nichols
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting and Syracuse University
Downloads 3,166 (4,323)
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Accrual Mispricing, Earnings Management, Asset pricing

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Insider Trading, Earnings Quality, and Accrual Mispricing

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 26 Jul 2001
Mark E. Vargus and Messod D. Beneish
University of Texas at Dallas - Department of Accounting & Information Management and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting
Downloads 2,393 (6,919)
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Accrual mispricing; Earnings management; Insider trading

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The Impact of Financial Reporting on Equity versus Debt Markets: Macroeconomic Evidence from Mandatory IFRS Adoption

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 May 2009 Last Revised: 12 May 2014
Messod D. Beneish, Brian P. Miller and Teri Lombardi Yohn
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting and Emory University Goizueta Business School
Downloads 2,255 (7,628)
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IFRS, Cross Border Investment, Home Bias, Debt

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To Catch a Thief: Can Forensic Accounting Help Predict Stock Returns?

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 02 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 12 May 2014
Messod D. Beneish, Craig Nichols and Charles M.C. Lee
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting, Syracuse University and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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forensic accounting, stock return prediction, earnings manipulation

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Whisper Forecasts of Quarterly Earnings Per Share

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Apr 1998
Mark Bagnoli, Messod D. Beneish and Susan G. Watts
Purdue University, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting and Purdue University
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Whisper Forecasts of Quarterly Earnings Per Share

Journal of Accounting & Economics, Vol 28, No 1, August 1999
Posted: 24 Sep 1999
Mark Bagnoli, Messod D. Beneish and Susan G. Watts
Purdue University, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting and Purdue University

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In Short Supply: Short Sellers and Stock Returns

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 165
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 04 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2015
Messod D. Beneish, Charles M.C. Lee and Craig Nichols
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Syracuse University
Downloads 1,247 (19,434)
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Short Selling, Overvaluation, Market Efficiency

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Insider Trading and Incentives to Manage Earnings

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 06 Feb 2004
Messod D. Beneish, Eric Press and Mark E. Vargus
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting, Temple University - Department of Accounting and University of Texas at Dallas - Department of Accounting & Information Management
Downloads 1,178 (21,197)
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Insider trading, litigation avoidance, pump and dump, earnings management

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The Long and Short of the Accrual Anomaly

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 31 Jul 2006
Messod D. Beneish and Craig Nichols
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting and Syracuse University
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Accrual Mispricing, Asymmetry, Risk, Earnings Management, Asset pricing

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Do Auditor Resignations Convey Private Information About Continuing Audit Clients?

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 May 2001
Messod D. Beneish, Patrick E. Hopkins and Ivo Ph. Jansen
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting and Rutgers University
Downloads 794 (37,192)
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Resignation, Auditor change, Auditing

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The Relation between Incentives to Avoid Debt Covenant Default and Insider Trading

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 30 Apr 2001
Messod D. Beneish, Eric Press and Mark E. Vargus
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting, Temple University - Department of Accounting and University of Texas at Dallas - Department of Accounting & Information Management
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Explaining CEO Retention in Misreporting Firms

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 28 May 2016
Messod D. Beneish, Cassandra D. Marshall and Jun Yang
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting, University of Richmond - Department of Finance and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 377 (94,294)
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CEO turnover, CFO turnover, fraud, restatements, insider trading, litigation costs, replacement costs

Director Independence and Insider Trading

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 19 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 25 May 2016
Messod D. Beneish, Cassandra D. Marshall and Jun Yang
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting, University of Richmond - Department of Finance and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 340 (106,374)
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CEO turnover, CFO turnover, fraud, restatements, board independence, insider trading

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Information Frictions and Investor Home Bias: A Perspective on the Effect of Global IFRS Adoption on the Extent of Equity Home Bias

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Jun 2008
Messod D. Beneish and Teri Lombardi Yohn
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting and Emory University Goizueta Business School
Downloads 452 (76,915)
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international accounting standards, home bias

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The Cost of Fraud Prediction Errors

Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 2020-55
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 06 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 06 May 2021
Messod D. Beneish and Patrick Vorst
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting and Maastricht University School of Business and Economics
Downloads 324 (113,025)
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Financial Statement Fraud, False Positive, False Negative, True Positive, Cost of Errors

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Does the Threat of Litigation Explain Insider Selling and Earnings Management in Distressed Firms?

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 15 Sep 2006
Messod D. Beneish, Eric Press and Mark E. Vargus
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting, Temple University - Department of Accounting and University of Texas at Dallas - Department of Accounting & Information Management
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Unpatented Innovation and Merger Synergies

Review of Accounting Studies, forthcoming
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 22 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2020
Messod D. Beneish, Campbell R. Harvey, Ayung Tseng and Patrick Vorst
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Indiana University and Maastricht University School of Business and Economics
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Acquisitions, Mergers, Synergies, Intellectual Property, Intangibles, R&D, Technology, Trade secrets, Innovation, Purchase Price Allocations

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Defying Gravity: Costly Signaling to Mislead or to Inform?

HEC Paris Research Paper No. ACC-2013-1024
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 06 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 12 May 2014
Messod D. Beneish, Vedran Capkun and Martin S. Fridson
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting, HEC Paris - Accounting and Management Control Department and Lehmann, Livian, Fridson Advisors LLC
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Earnings Management, Signaling, Informativeness, Opportunism, Credibility

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Earnings Increases as a Type-Revealing Signal

Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 16-10, HEC Paris Research Paper No. ACC-2016-1132
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 28 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2016
Messod D. Beneish and Vedran Capkun
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting and HEC Paris - Accounting and Management Control Department
Downloads 164 (217,110)

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Signaling, Costliness, Credibility, Earnings

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A Theory of Insider Purchases

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 11 Nov 2019
Messod D. Beneish and Garen Markarian
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting and HEC - University of Lausanne
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Insider purchases, Risk, Incidence, Signaling, Compensation Risk, Delta, Vega, Options, Return Performance

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Aggregate Financial Misreporting and the Predictability of U.S. Recessions

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 12 Mar 2021
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting, Indiana University Kelley School of Business Indianapolis, University of Missouri at Columbia - Robert J. Trulaske, Sr. College of Business and University of Missouri at Columbia - School of Accountancy
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Recessions, Prediction, Financial Misreporting

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Earnings Manipulation and Expected Returns

Financial Analysts Journal, Vol. 69, No. 2, 2013
Posted: 31 Mar 2013
Messod D. Beneish, Charles M.C. Lee and Craig Nichols
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Syracuse University

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Equity Investments, Fundamental Analysis (Sector, Industry, Company), Valuation of Individual Equity Securities, Company Analysis, Financial Statement Analysis, Financial Reporting Quality, Aggressive Financial Reporting Techniques

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Diversification to Mitigate Expropriation in the Tobacco Industry

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Posted: 12 Sep 2007
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting, Rutgers University, Brigham Young University - Marriott School of Business and University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

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Tobacco, Acquisitions, Diversification, Expropriation Costs

27.

The Resolution of Technical Default

Posted: 03 May 2000
Messod D. Beneish and Eric Press
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting and Temple University - Department of Accounting

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Information Costs and Liquidity Effects from Changes in the Dow Jones Industrial Average List

Posted: 27 Oct 1999
Messod D. Beneish and John Gardner
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting and King's College London

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Incentives and Penalties Related to Earnings Overstatements that Violate Gaap

Posted: 14 Oct 1999
Messod D. Beneish
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting

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Interrelation Among Events of Default

Posted: 06 Aug 1998
Messod D. Beneish and Eric Press
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting and Temple University - Department of Accounting

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Interrelation Among Events of Default

Posted: 16 Apr 1998
Messod D. Beneish and Eric Press
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting and Temple University - Department of Accounting

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