John S. Hughes

University of California at Los Angeles

Professor

D410 Anderson Complex

Los Angeles, CA 90095-1481

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (27)

1.

Overconfidence, Under-Reaction, and Warren Buffett’s Investments

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 05 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2010
John S. Hughes, Jing Liu and Mingshan Zhang
University of California at Los Angeles, The Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST)
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Warren Buffett, Behavioral Finance, Under-reaction, Analyst, Institutional Investors, Insiders

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Earnings Quality, Insider Trading, and Cost of Capital

14th Annual Conference on Financial Economics and Accounting (FEA)
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Jul 2004
David Aboody, John S. Hughes and Jing Liu
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Accounting Area, University of California at Los Angeles and The Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business
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Measuring Value Relevance in a (Possibly) Inefficient Market

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 Oct 2000
David Aboody, John S. Hughes and Jing Liu
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Accounting Area, University of California at Los Angeles and The Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business
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Information, Diversification, and Cost of Capital

AFA 2006 Boston Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 07 Feb 2005
John S. Hughes, Jing Liu and Jun Liu
University of California at Los Angeles, The Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
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information, diversification, cost of capital

Disclosure Requirements and Stock Exchange Listing Choice in an International Context

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 11 Nov 1997
Pennsylvania State University, University Park - Department of Accounting, Princeton University - Department of Economics and University of California at Los Angeles
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Disclosure Requirements and Stock Exchange Listing Choice in an International Context

Journal of Accounting and Economics, Vol. 26, Nos. 1-3, 1998
Posted: 10 Feb 1999
Pennsylvania State University, University Park - Department of Accounting, Princeton University - Department of Economics and University of California at Los Angeles

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Public Disclosure and Dissimulation of Insider Trades

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 30 Jul 2000
Steven J. Huddart, John S. Hughes and Carolyn B. Levine
Pennsylvania State University, University Park - Department of Accounting, University of California at Los Angeles and Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business
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Insider trading, price discovery, liquidity, securities regulation

Public Disclosure and Dissimulation of Insider Trades

Econometrica, 2001
Posted: 30 Jul 2000
Steven J. Huddart, John S. Hughes and Carolyn B. Levine
Pennsylvania State University, University Park - Department of Accounting, University of California at Los Angeles and Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business

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Insider trading, price discovery, liquidity, securities regulation

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On the Relation between Predictable Market Returns and Predictable Analyst Forecast Errors

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 Feb 2005
John S. Hughes, Jing Liu and Wei Su
University of California at Los Angeles, The Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
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Analyst forecasts, information efficiency, rationality, market efficiency

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Pre-Announcement of Insiders' Trades

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Mar 2000
Steven J. Huddart, John S. Hughes and Michael Williams
Pennsylvania State University, University Park - Department of Accounting, University of California at Los Angeles and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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compensation, insider trading, risk aversion, sunshine trading, government regulation, accounting standards, stock-based compensation

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On the Relation Between Expected Returns and Implied Cost of Capital

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Apr 2008
John S. Hughes, Jing Liu and Jun Liu
University of California at Los Angeles, The Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
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expected return, implied cost of capital, discount rate

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Public Disclosure of Insider Trades, Trading Costs, and Price Discovery

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Jul 1998
Steven J. Huddart, John S. Hughes and Carolyn B. Levine
Pennsylvania State University, University Park - Department of Accounting, University of California at Los Angeles and Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business
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Optimal Reporting When Additional Information Might Arrive

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 30 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2019
Henry L. Friedman, John S. Hughes and Beatrice Michaeli
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Accounting Area, University of California at Los Angeles and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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Bayesian persuasion, discretionary disclosure, mandatory disclosure, verifiable messages, commitment

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Implications of Biased Reporting: Conservative and Liberal Accounting Policies in Oligopolies

Review of Accounting Studies, Vol. 21, No. 1, 2016
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 10 May 2019
Henry L. Friedman, John S. Hughes and Richard E. Saouma
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Accounting Area, University of California at Los Angeles and Eli Broad College of Business, Michigan State University
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Conservatism, Optimal Information Systems, Cournot, Duopoly

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Are Executive Stock Option Exercises Driven by Private Information?

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 May 2006
David Aboody, John S. Hughes and Jing Liu
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Accounting Area, University of California at Los Angeles and The Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business
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stock option, private information

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Public Disclosure of Forward Contracts and Revelation of Proprietary Information

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 Jan 2002
John S. Hughes, Jennifer L. Kao and Michael Williams
University of California at Los Angeles, Independent and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Cournot; Stackelberg; Asymmetric information; Financial disclosure; Derivatives

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Public Disclosure of Trades by Corporate Insiders in Financial Markets and Tacit Coordination

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 01 Jun 1998
Steven J. Huddart, John S. Hughes and Carolyn B. Levine
Pennsylvania State University, University Park - Department of Accounting, University of California at Los Angeles and Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business
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The Information Content of Forgoing Tax Refunds: Evidence from Private Debt Contracts

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 04 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2019
Daniel Saavedra and John S. Hughes
UCLA Anderson School of Management and University of California at Los Angeles
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Tax Refunds, Debt Contracting, Communication, Revelation, Tax Policy, Tax Loss Carryback

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A Rationale for Imperfect Reporting Standards

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 06 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2020
Henry L. Friedman, John S. Hughes and Beatrice Michaeli
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Accounting Area, University of California at Los Angeles and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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information gathering, financial reporting, disclosure

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Production Externalities, Congruity of Aggregate Signals, and Optimal Task Assignments

Contemporary Accounting Research, Vol. 22, No. 2, Summer 2005
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 05 Feb 2005
John S. Hughes, Li Zhang and James Xie
University of California at Los Angeles, affiliation not provided to SSRN and The Chinese University of Hong Kong
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Task Assignments, Incentives, Complementarities, Repetition, Congruity, Effort Allocations

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Expectations Data and the Predictive Value of Interim Reporting: A Comment

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 18, No. 1, Spring 1980
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 24 Apr 2008
Temple University - Department of Accounting, University of California at Los Angeles, SUNY at Buffalo - Department of Financial & Managerial Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Financial Reporting Standards for Firms That Can Gather and Disclose Private Information

Number of pages: 59
Henry L. Friedman, John S. Hughes and Beatrice Michaeli
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Accounting Area, University of California at Los Angeles and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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information gathering, financial reporting, disclosure

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Corporate Bond Returns and the Financial Crisis

Journal of Banking and Finance, 2014
Posted: 14 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2014
David Aboody, John S. Hughes and N. Bugra Ozel
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Accounting Area, University of California at Los Angeles and University of Texas at Dallas

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Corporate Bond Returns, Aggregate Earnings, Returns Decomposition, Financial Crisis, Government Relief

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Strategic Informed Trades, Diversification, and Expected Returns

Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Posted: 27 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2015
Judson Caskey, John S. Hughes and Jun Liu
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Accounting Area, University of California at Los Angeles and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management

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Assessing the Impact of Alternative Fair Value Measures on the Efficiency of Project Selection and Continuation

Accounting Review, Vol. 87, No. 2, 2012
Posted: 11 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2013
Judson Caskey and John S. Hughes
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Accounting Area and University of California at Los Angeles

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Debt, covenants, fair value, accounting conservatism

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Leverage, Excess Leverage and Future Returns

Review of Accounting Studes, Vol. 17, No. 2, 2012
Posted: 28 May 2008 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2013
Judson Caskey, John S. Hughes and Jing Liu
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Accounting Area, University of California at Los Angeles and The Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business

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leverage, excess leverage, stock returns, capital structure, market efficiency

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Voluntary Disclosure of Precision Information

Journal of Accounting & Economics, Vol. 37, No. 2,pp. 261-289, June 2004
Posted: 21 Dec 2003
John S. Hughes and Suil Pae
University of California at Los Angeles and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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precision information, voluntary disclosure, efficiency

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Cross-Subsidization, Cost Allocation, and Tacit Coordination

Review of Accounting Studies, Vol. 2, No. 3
Posted: 09 Apr 1998
John S. Hughes and Jennifer L. Kao
University of California at Los Angeles and Independent

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Earnings Announcements and Market Depth

Posted: 07 Jul 1998
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, University of California at Los Angeles and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Accounting

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