April Klein

New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting

Professor of Accounting

Stern School of Business

44 West 4th Street

New York, NY 10012

United States

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Scholarly Papers (28)

Audit Committee, Board of Director Characteristics, and Earnings Management

NYU, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-42
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Nov 2000
April Klein
New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting
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Audit committees, Earnings management, Corporate governance, Board of Directors

Audit Committee, Board of Director Characteristics, and Earnings Management

NYU Working Paper No. 2451/27450
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Oct 2008
April Klein
New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting
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Audit Committee, Board of Director Characteristics, and Earnings Management

Journal of Accounting and Economics, Vol. 33, No. 3, August 2002, pp. 375-400
Posted: 26 Aug 2002
April Klein
New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting

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audit committee, board of directors, earnings management, abnormal accruals

Audit Committee Financial Expertise, Competing Corporate Governance Mechanisms, and Earnings Management

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 05 Mar 2006
University of Tennessee, Clemson University, New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting and University of Tennessee
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earnings management, real earnings management, corporate governance, Sarbanes-Oxley

Audit Committee Financial Expertise, Competing Corporate Governance Mechanisms, and Earnings Management

NYU Working Paper No. 2451/27455
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 Oct 2008
University of Tennessee, Clemson University and New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting
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earnings management, real earnings management, corporate governance, Sarbanes-Oxley

Entrepreneurial Shareholder Activism: Hedge Funds and Other Private Investors

AAA 2007 Financial Accounting & Reporting Section (FARS) Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 05 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2008
April Klein and Emanuel Zur
New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 5,029 (1,642)
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Hedge Fund, Activism, 13D

Entrepreneurial Shareholder Activism: Hedge Funds and Other Private Investors

NYU Working Paper No. 2451/27451
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 08 Oct 2008
April Klein and Emanuel Zur
New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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Compensation of Outside Directors: An Empirical Analysis of Economic Determinants

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 28 Oct 2000
Wake Forest University, Seoul National University - College of Business Administration, New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting and City University of New York - Stan Ross Department of Accountancy
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Director compensation, outside directors, director pension plan, incentive contracts, agency theory

Compensation of Outside Directors: An Empirical Analysis of Economic Determinants

NYU Working Paper No. 2451/27453
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Oct 2008
Wake Forest University, Seoul National University - College of Business Administration, New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Director compensation, outside directors, director pension plan, incentive contracts, agency theory

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Hedge Fund Activism

NYU Working Paper No. CLB-06-017
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 31 Oct 2008
April Klein and Emanuel Zur
New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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Economic Determinants of Audit Committee Composition and Activity

New York University, Center for Law and Business, Working Paper No. 98-011
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 03 Jun 1999
April Klein
New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting
Downloads 1,305 (15,664)
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Economic Determinants of Audit Committee Composition and Activity

NYU Working Paper No. 2451/27452
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 Oct 2008
April Klein
New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting
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Causes and Consequences of Variations in Audit Committee Composition

NYU Law and Economics Working Paper No. 00-002
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 31 May 2000
April Klein
New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting
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Causes and Consequences of Variations in Audit Committee Composition

NYU Working Paper No. 2451/27454
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 Oct 2008
April Klein
New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting
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Fundamentals of Accounting Losses

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 29 Jan 2002
April Klein and Carol A. Marquardt
New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting and City University of New York (CUNY) – Baruch College
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Accounting losses, accounting conservatism, business cycle, macreconomics, cash flows from operations

Fundamentals of Accounting Losses

NYU Working Paper No. 2451/27456
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 08 Oct 2008
April Klein
New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting
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Accounting losses, accounting conservatism, business cycle, macroeconomics, cash flows from operations

Fundamentals of Accounting Losses

The Accounting Review, January 2006
Posted: 25 Aug 2005
April Klein and Carol A. Marquardt
New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting and City University of New York (CUNY) – Baruch College

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Accounting losses, accounting conservatism, business cycle, small firms

Non-Management Director Options, Board Characteristics, and Future Firm Investments and Performance

NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 04-009
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 25 May 2004
Stephen H. Bryan and April Klein
Wake Forest University and New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting
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Non-Management Director Options, Board Characteristics, and Future Firm Investments and Performance

NYU Working Paper No. 2451/27460
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 08 Oct 2008
Stephen H. Bryan and April Klein
Wake Forest University and New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting
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Non-Management Director Options, Board Characteristics, and Future Firm Investments and Performance

Posted: 09 May 2004
Stephen H. Bryan and April Klein
Wake Forest University and New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting

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Director pay, director stock options, performance, investments

Affiliated Directors: Puppets of Management or Effective Directors?

New York University, Center for Law and Business, Working Paper No. 98-010
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 23 Sep 1998
April Klein
New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting
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Affiliated Directors: Puppets of Management or Effective Directors?

NYU Working Paper No. 2451/27459
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 08 Oct 2008
April Klein
New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting
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Seeking Out Non-Public Information: Sell-Side Analysts and the Freedom of Information Act

The Accounting Review, forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 14 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2019
April Klein, Tao Li and Bobo Zhang
New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting, University of Florida - Department of Finance, Insurance and Real Estate and NEOMA Business School - Department of Finance
Downloads 497 (61,066)
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Sell-side analysts, Non-public information, Freedom of Information Act, Stock recommendations

Why Did so Many Poor-Performing Firms Come to Market in the Late 1990s?: NASDAQ Listing Standards and the Bubble

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 11 Mar 2005
April Klein and Partha S. Mohanram
New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 298 (110,063)
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Why Did so Many Poor-Performing Firms Come to Market in the Late 1990s?: Nasdaq Listing Standards and the Bubble

NYU Working Paper No. 2451/27457
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 Oct 2008
April Klein and Partha S. Mohanram
New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Shareholder Class Action Suits and the Bond Market

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 12 May 2011
New York University, New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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litigation, bond pricing, bond trading

Shareholder Class Action Suits and the Bond Market

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 14 Jan 2012
New York University, New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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class action, Bond market

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Acquiring and Trading on Complex Information: How Hedge Funds Use the Freedom of Information Act

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 01 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2015
April Klein and Tao Li
New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting and University of Florida - Department of Finance, Insurance and Real Estate
Downloads 347 (93,575)
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Freedom of Information Act, FDA, Complex Information, Bounded rationality, Hedge funds, Trading

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The Impact of Hedge Fund Activism on the Target Firm's Existing Bondholders

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 17 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2010
Emanuel Zur and April Klein
affiliation not provided to SSRN and New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting
Downloads 296 (111,485)
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The Long-Run Performance of Sponsored and Conventional Spin-Offs

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 Apr 2008
Jim Rosenfeld and April Klein
Emory University - Department of Finance and New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting
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Spin-offs,Sponsored Spin-offs,Conventional Spin-offs,Long-Run Performance

The Long-Run Performance of Sponsored and Conventional Spin-Offs

NYU Working Paper No. 2451/27458
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Oct 2008
April Klein and Jim Rosenfeld
New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting and Emory University - Department of Finance
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Spin-offs,Sponsored Spin-offs, Conventional Spin-offs, Long-Run Performance

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Shareholder Proposals and Corporate Governance

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-98-046
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 11 Nov 2008
Klose John and April Klein
affiliation not provided to SSRN and New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting
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The Impact of Hedge Fund Activism on the Target Firm’s Existing Bondholders

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 26 Dec 2009
April Klein and Emanuel Zur
New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 206 (160,345)
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hedge fund, bond, expropriation of wealth

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The Implications of Hedge Fund Activism on the Target Firm’s Existing Bondholders

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 18 Nov 2009
April Klein and Emanuel Zur
New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 203 (162,579)

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Hedge Fund, Bondholder, expropriation

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Investors’ Response to the #MeToo Movement: Does Corporate Culture Matter?

NYU Stern School of Business
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 14 Oct 2019
New York University, New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting and New York University (NYU), Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Department of Accounting, Students
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board of directors, gender, diversity, corporate culture

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Corporate Tax Planning and Political Costs: Peer Effects of Foreign Institutional Ownership

NYU Stern School of Business
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 17 Jun 2019
New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting, Norwegian School of Economics and University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School
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Tax planning, Foreign institutional ownership, Corporate governance

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Across the Pond: The Impact of the GDPR on the Resiliency of U.S. Firms’ Board of Directors

Number of pages: 57
New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting, Universitat Pompeu Fabra and New York University (NYU), Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Department of Accounting, Students
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Board Resiliency, Corporate Governance, Corporations, GDPR

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Did the 1999 NYSE and NASDAQ Listing Standard Changes on Audit Committee Composition Benefit Investors?

Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Posted: 22 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2017
Seil Kim and April Klein
Baruch College, City University of New York and New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting

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Is there a 'Quid Pro Quo' between Hedge Funds and Sell-Side Equity Analysts?

Journal of Portfolio Management [Forthcoming]
Posted: 08 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2019
New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting, New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and University of Southern California - Leventhal School of Accounting

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Trading on private information; Hedge funds; Sell-side analysts

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The Contextual Impact of Nonprofit Board Composition and Structure on Organizational Performance: Agency and Resource Dependence Perspectives

International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, Forthcoming
Posted: 26 Sep 2009
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting and Pace University

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nonprofit governance, boards, resource dependency, agency theory, organizational stability

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Board Composition, Committees and Organizational Efficiency: The Case of Nonprofits

Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, Forthcoming
Posted: 16 Sep 2003
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting and Pace University

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nonprofit governance, boards, committees, efficiency

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Economic Determinants of Audit Committee Independence

The Accounting Review, April 2002
Posted: 13 Dec 2001
April Klein
New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting

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Audit committee; Corporate governance; Board of Directors; Outside directors

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Firm Productivity and Board Committee Structure

Posted: 03 Jul 1998
April Klein
New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting

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