David C. Cicero

Harbert College of Business, Auburn University

Associate Professor

415 Magnolia Ave.

Auburn, AL 36849

United States

University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration

Culverhouse College of Business

Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0223

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

13

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Scholarly Papers (13)

1.

Insider Trading Patterns

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 12 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2016
Lee Biggerstaff, David C. Cicero and M. Babajide Wintoki
Miami University of Ohio - Department of Finance, Harbert College of Business, Auburn University and University of Kansas - School of Business
Downloads 1,094 (10,308)

Abstract:

insider trading, informed trading, executive trading, trade patterns

2.

FORE! An Analysis of CEO Shirking

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 13 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2014
Lee Biggerstaff, David C. Cicero and Andy Puckett
Miami University of Ohio - Department of Finance, Harbert College of Business, Auburn University and University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Downloads 632 (22,161)

Abstract:

CEO, Chief Executive Officer, Shirking, Leisure, Incentives Compensation

3.

Strategic Timing and Backdating of Executive Stock Option Exercises: Before and After the Sarbanes-Oxley Act

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 06 Feb 2007
David C. Cicero
Harbert College of Business, Auburn University
Downloads 550 (36,143)
Citation 9

Abstract:

executive compensation, executive stock options, backdating, exercise, Sarbanes-Oxley Act

4.

The Manipulation of Executive Stock Option Exercise Strategies: Information Timing and Backdating

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 12 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2009
David C. Cicero
Harbert College of Business, Auburn University
Downloads 481 (41,889)
Citation 8

Abstract:

executive compensation, options, backdating, corporate governance, internal controls, option exercise, insider trading, informed trading

5.

How Do Public Companies Adjust Their Board Structures?

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 09 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 16 May 2014
David C. Cicero, M. Babajide Wintoki and Tina Yang
Harbert College of Business, Auburn University, University of Kansas - School of Business and Villanova University - School of Business
Downloads 372 (61,619)
Citation 2

Abstract:

board independence, board size, board structure, board reform, corporate governance, regulation, endogeneity, dynamic adjustment

6.

CEO Compensation Contagion: Evidence from an Exogenous Shock

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 107, Issue 2
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 12 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2014
Frederick L. Bereskin and David C. Cicero
University of Delaware and Harbert College of Business, Auburn University
Downloads 354 (58,944)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Compensation, Delaware, Staggered Board, Poision Pill, Corporate Law, Contagion, Peer Group Analysis

7.

Attentive Insider Trading

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2014
Dallin M. Alldredge and David C. Cicero
Washington State University and Harbert College of Business, Auburn University
Downloads 328 (55,343)

Abstract:

insider trading, informed trading, inattention, supply chain

8.

Suspect CEOs, Unethical Culture, and Corporate Misbehavior

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 27 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2014
Lee Biggerstaff, David C. Cicero and Andy Puckett
Miami University of Ohio - Department of Finance, Harbert College of Business, Auburn University and University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Downloads 317 (35,810)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Corporate Culture, Ethics, Fraud, CEO, Option Backdating

9.

Equity Analysts Affiliated with Corporate Lenders

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 24 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2011
Harbert College of Business, Auburn University, Texas Christian University - M.J. Neeley School of Business and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Finance
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10.

Equity Analysts Affiliated with Corporate Lenders

Paris December 2010 Finance Meeting EUROFIDAI - AFFI
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 21 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2010
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Finance, Harbert College of Business, Auburn University and Texas Christian University - M.J. Neeley School of Business
Downloads 59 (277,761)

Abstract:

Equity Analyst Regulation

11.

Unethical Culture, Suspect CEOS and Corporate Misbehavior

NBER Working Paper No. w19261
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 01 Aug 2013
Lee Edward Biggerstaff, David C. Cicero and Andy Puckett
Miami University of Ohio - Department of Finance, Harbert College of Business, Auburn University and University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Downloads 11 (461,702)
Citation 1

Abstract:

12.

Do Executives Behave Better When Dishonesty is More Salient?

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 17 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2016
David C. Cicero and Mi Shen
Harbert College of Business, Auburn University and University of Alabama - Department of Economics, Finance and Legal Studies
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Abstract:

insider trading, earnings management, salience of dishonesty, salience of consequences

13.

Chipping Away at Financial Reporting Quality

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2016
Miami University of Ohio - Department of Finance, Harbert College of Business, Auburn University, Miami University and University of Pittsburgh - Accounting Group
Downloads 0 (73,391)

Abstract:

Financial Reporting Quality, Agency Theory, Chief Financial Officers, CFOs, Incentive Compensation