Matthew Shaffer

University of Southern California

2250 Alcazar Street

Los Angeles, CA 90089

United States

University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business

701 Exposition Blvd

Los Angeles, CA California 90089

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

6

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Scholarly Papers (6)

1.

Governance through Shame and Aspiration: Index Creation and Corporate Behavior

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 567/2018, Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 18-010
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 31 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2019
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of Southern California and Harvard Business School (HBS)
Downloads 1,192 (25,442)
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JPX-Nikkei 400 index; Corporate governance; Index inclusion; Reputation incentives; Status incentives; Return on equity; Capital efficiency; Social norms

2.

Which Multiples Matter in M&A? An Overview

USC Marshall School of Business Research Paper Sponsored by iORB, No. Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 25 Oct 2021 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2022
Matthew Shaffer
University of Southern California
Downloads 430 (97,475)

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Valuation, Accounting, M&A

3.

Who Uses Corporate Sustainability Reports?

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Dec 2021 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2022
Suzanne Burzillo, Matthew Shaffer and Richard G. Sloan
University of Southern California - Leventhal School of Accounting, University of Southern California and University of Southern California - Leventhal School of Accounting
Downloads 404 (104,767)

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Sustainability, Disclosure, Materiality

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Why Value the Enterprise en route to Equity? Valuation Practice in M&A

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 22 Dec 2021 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2022
Matthew Shaffer and Jason J. Lee
University of Southern California and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Downloads 384 (111,059)

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M&A, Appraisal, Valuation, Accounting Multiples, Non-GAAP

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Are Third-Party Fundamental Valuations Relevant in Public-Company Takeovers?

USC Marshall School of Business Research Paper
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2021
Matthew Shaffer
University of Southern California
Downloads 355 (121,286)

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Fairness Opinions; Valuation; Corporate Governance; M&A

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Contentious Valuations: Accounting Reports as Schelling Points

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 09 Aug 2022 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2022
Matthew Shaffer
University of Southern California
Downloads 116 (333,393)

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M&A, Appraisal, Valuation, Accounting Multiples