David C. Cicero

Harbert College of Business, Auburn University

Associate Professor

415 Magnolia Ave.

Auburn, AL 36849

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

15

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Scholarly Papers (15)

1.

Insider Trading Patterns

Journal of Corporate Finance, forthcoming
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 12 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 15 May 2020
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
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insider trading, informed trading, executive trading, trade patterns

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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 1,208 (17,944)
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CEO, Chief Executive Officer, Shirking, Leisure, Incentives Compensation

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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
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Corporate Culture, Ethics, Fraud, CEO, Option Backdating

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

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

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Attentive Insider Trading

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2014
Dallin Alldredge and David C. Cicero
Florida International University and Harbert College of Business, Auburn University
Downloads 500 (60,506)
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insider trading, informed trading, inattention, supply chain

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CFO Effort and Public Firms' Financial Information Environment

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 15 May 2020
Miami University of Ohio - Department of Finance, Harbert College of Business, Auburn University, Miami University and Wake Forest University - Schools of Business
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Financial Reporting Quality, Agency Theory, Chief Financial Officers, CFOs, Incentive Compensation

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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 Missouri and Harbert College of Business, Auburn University
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Compensation, Delaware, Staggered Board, Poision Pill, Corporate Law, Contagion, Peer Group Analysis

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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 University of South Florida
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board independence, board size, board structure, board reform, corporate governance, regulation, endogeneity, dynamic adjustment

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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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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 Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE) - Chinese Academy of Finance and Development
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insider trading, earnings management, salience of dishonesty, salience of consequences

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Local Investors' Preferences and Capital Structure

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 29 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2018
Binay Adhikari, David C. Cicero and Johan Sulaeman
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Harbert College of Business, Auburn University and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Finance
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Investor Preferences, Local Demographics, Capital Structure, Segmented Markets, Fixed Income

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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
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Equity Analyst Regulation

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Unethical Culture, Suspect CEOS and Corporate Misbehavior

NBER Working Paper No. w19261
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 01 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2013
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
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CFO Effort and Public Firms’ Financial Information Environment

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Miami University of Ohio - Department of Finance, Harbert College of Business, Auburn University, Miami University and Wake Forest University - Schools of Business

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CFO effort, financial information environment, earnings quality, earnings calls, management guidance, abnormal audit fees, analyst forecast dispersion

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 52
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CEO Marketability, Employment Opportunities, and Compensation: Evidence from Compensation Peer Citations

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 20 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2019
Daewoung Choi, David C. Cicero and Shawn Mobbs
Louisiana State University, Shreveport, Harbert College of Business, Auburn University and University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Business Administration
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compensation peers, outside opportunities, 2006 disclosure rule, labor market efficiency, compensation