Agnes Cheng

Hong Kong Polytechnic University

11 Yuk Choi Rd

Hung Hom

Hong Kong

University of Oklahama

Professor of Accounting

307 West Brooks

Norman, OK 73019-4004

United States

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Audit Firm Tenure and Audit Quality: Evidence from U.S. Firms

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 10 Apr 2012
Texas A&M International University, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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audit firm tenure, audit quality, term limit, turning point, and mandatory audit firm rotation

Audit Firm Tenure and Audit Quality: Evidence from U.S. Firms

CAAA Annual Conference 2013
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 16 Jan 2013
Texas A&M International University, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge - Department of Accounting
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audit firm tenure, mandatory auditor rotation, audit quality, independence, turning point

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Institutional Monitoring Through Shareholder Litigation

Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 95, pp. 356-383, 2010
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 15 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2010
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Yeshiva University - Sy Syms School of Business, University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business and Arizona State University (ASU) - School of Accountancy
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Corporate governance, Institutional Investors, Monitoring, Shareholder litigation

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The Persistence of Cash Flow Components into Future Cash Flows

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 May 2004
Agnes Cheng and Dana Hollie
Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge - Department of Accounting
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Cash Flows, Cash Flow Prediction, Cash Flow Persistence, Core Cash Flows, Cash Flow Variability

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Investors' Interpretations of the October 15, 2002 Standard & Poors Transparency & Disclosure Rankings

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Apr 2003
Agnes Cheng, Denton Collins and Henry He Huang
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business and Yeshiva University - Sy Syms School of Business
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transparency, disclosures, corporate governance, earning quality, Standard & Poors

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Characteristics of Institutional Investors and Discretionary Accruals

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Nov 2003
Agnes Cheng and Austin L. Reitenga
Hong Kong Polytechnic University and University of Alabama
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earnings management, institutional investors, corporate governance and discretionary accruals

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The Effect of Hedge Fund Activism on Corporate Tax Avoidance

The Accounting Review 87, 1493-1526
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 05 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2012
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Yeshiva University - Sy Syms School of Business, Arizona State University (ASU) - School of Accountancy and Ball State University
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When Does Audit Quality Start to Decline in Firm Audit Tenure? - An International Analysis

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 26 Sep 2011
Texas A&M International University, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Illinois State University - Department of Accounting and Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge - Department of Accounting
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The Monitoring Role of the Media: Evidence from Earnings Management

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2020
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Department of Accountancy, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Western Washington University - Department of AccountingWestern Washington University and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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Media Coverage, Earnings Management, Monitoring

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Should Preferred Stock be Classified as a Liability? Evidence from Implied Cost of Common Equity Capital

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 13 Sep 2007
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Houston - Bauer College of Business and Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge - Department of Accounting
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cost of common equity capital

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Implication of Securities Class Actions for Cost of Equity Capital and Shareholder Wealth

International Journal of Law and Management, 52 (2), 144-16, 2008
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 11 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2017
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Yeshiva University - Sy Syms School of Business and University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business
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cost of equity capital, securiteis class action

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Overbidding in Mergers and Acquisitions: An Accounting Perspective

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 29 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2020
Eli Bartov, Agnes Cheng and Hong Wu
NYU Stern School of Business, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Fudan University - School of Economics
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Overbidding, Mergers and Acquisitions, Goodwill, SFAS No. 141, SFAS No. 142

Innovation and Corporate Tax Planning: The Distinct Effects of Patents and R&D

Contemporary Accounting Research 38(1): 621-653
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 28 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2021
Agnes Cheng, Peng Guo, Chia-Hsiang Weng and Qiang Wu
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Rutgers Business School - Camden, National Chengchi University (NCCU) - Department of Accounting and Hong Kong Polytechnic University-School of Accounting and Finance
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Tax Planning; Tax Avoidance; Income Shifting; Innovation; Patents; R&D; Transfer Pricing

Innovation and Corporate Tax Planning: The Distinct Effects of Patents and R&D

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 16 Jul 2020
Agnes Cheng, Peng Guo, Chia-Hsiang Weng and Qiang Wu
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Rutgers Business School - Camden, National Chengchi University (NCCU) - Department of Accounting and Hong Kong Polytechnic University-School of Accounting and Finance

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Tax Planning, Tax Avoidance, Income Shifting, Innovation, Patents, R&D, Transfer Pricing

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Analyst Forecasts: Sales and Profit Margins

Review of Accounting Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2019
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, The University of Hong Kong and Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance
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Analyst forecasts

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Higher ERC or Higher Future ERC from Income Smoothness? - The Role of Information Environment

2014 Canadian Academic Accounting Association (CAAA) Annual Conference
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 16 Jan 2014
Agnes Cheng, Joe Johnston, Shuo Li and Shuo Li
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Illinois State University - Department of Accounting and Western Washington University - Department of AccountingWestern Washington University
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Income Smoothness, ERC, FERC, Information Environment

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Abnormal Accrual Estimates and Evidence of Mispricing

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 01 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2011
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Oklahoma
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abnormal accruals, accrual model(s)

Abnormal Accrual Estimates and Evidence of Mispricing

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 39, Issue 1‐2, pp. 1-34, 2012
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 03 Mar 2012
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Oklahoma
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abnormal accruals, discretionary accruals, accrual models, mispricing

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Earnings Quality and Price Synchronicity: Industry-Wide and Firm-Specific Information

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 20 Jun 2013
Agnes Cheng, Joe Johnston and Ling Zhou
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Illinois State University - Department of Accounting and University of New Mexico
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earnings quality, price synchronicity, financial analysts

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Media Attention and Selective Managerial Bad News Hoarding

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 13 Dec 2018
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Department of Accountancy, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Western Washington University - Department of AccountingWestern Washington University and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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Media attention, Crash risk, Selective bad news hoarding

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Hedge Fund Intervention and Accounting Conservatism

Contemporary Accounting Research, Vol. 32, pp. 392–421, 2015.
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 06 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2015
Agnes Cheng, Henry He Huang and Yinghua Li
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Yeshiva University - Sy Syms School of Business and Arizona State University (ASU) - School of Accountancy
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Hedge fund activism, corporate governance, institutional ownership

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How does dividend payout affect corporate social responsibility? A channel analysis

China International Conference in Finance (CICF) 2021 Conference
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 10 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2021
Agnes Cheng, Xiaohui Li, Zeyu Sun and Jing Xie
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance, Capital University of Economics and Business and Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance
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Corporate Social Responsibility; Dividend Payout; Constituency Statutes; Shareholder-Stakeholder Conflict

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Certification of Audit Committee Effectiveness: Evidence from a One-Time Regulatory Event in China

Journal of International Accounting Research, Summer 2021, Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 1-23
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 15 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2021
Hsihui Chang, Xin Chen, Agnes Cheng and Nan Zhou
Drexel University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) - Antai College of Economics and Management, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and University of Cincinnati - Lindner College of Business
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Audit committee effectiveness; Certification; Earnings management; Audit opinions; Delayed filings

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Effect of Preferred Stock on Risk and Cost of Equity Capital - Evidence for Financially Distressed Firms

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 18 Jan 2011
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge - Department of Accounting and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Preferred Stock, Financial Distress, Risk, Cost of Capital

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Corporate Tax Benefits from Hometown-Connected Politicians

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 11 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2021
Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU)Southwest University of Finance and Economics, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE) - School of Insurance, Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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Political Leaders; Hometown; Social Identity; Tax Benefits

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Bowling Alone, Bowling Together: Is Social Capital Priced in Bank Loans?

Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, 32(4), 449-479
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2018
Agnes Cheng, Jing Wang, Ning Zhang and Sha Zhao
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Queen's University, Queen's University, Smith School of Business and Oakland University - Department of Accounting and Finance
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Social Capital, Cost of Bank Loans

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An Empirical Analysis of Risk and Liability Components

CAAA Annual Conference 2011
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 18 Jan 2011
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge - Department of Accounting
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Leverage Components, Preferred Stock, Risk Measures

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Major Government Customer and Management Earnings Forecasts

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 08 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2020
Agnes Cheng, Wenli Huang and Shaojun Zhang
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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Customer-supplier relationship, Demand uncertainty, Major government customer, Information spillover, Management earnings forecasts

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Media Coverage and Debt Financing

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 28 Sep 2020
Agnes Cheng, Liangliang Jiang and Wei-Ling Song
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Louisiana State University
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Media Coverage, Debt Structure and Choice, Corporate Governance, Information Asymmetry

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State Ownership and Earnings Management around Initial Public Offerings: Evidence from China

Journal of International Accounting Research, 14(2), 89-116
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 15 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2018
Agnes Cheng, Jing Wang and Steven X. Wei
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Queen's University and Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Faculty of Business
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IPO, Earnings management, Ownership type

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Internet Appendix to: Overbidding in Mergers and Acquisitions: An Accounting Perspective

The Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 16 Apr 2020
Eli Bartov, Agnes Cheng and Hong Wu
NYU Stern School of Business, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Fudan University - School of Economics
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overbidding; mergers and acquisitions; SFAS No. 141; SFAS No. 142

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CAFR 1999-2019, Past Two Decades and Looking Ahead

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 31 Dec 2020
Agnes Cheng, Gang Hu and Danlei Bonnie Yu
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance and Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance
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Information Disclosure, Auditing and Taxation, Corporate Governance, Market Efficiency, Corporate Finance

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Time Orientation in Languages and Tax Avoidance

Journal of Business Ethics, forthcoming
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 12 Jul 2021
Agnes Cheng, Jaehyeon Kim, Mooweon Rhee and Jian Zhou
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Ajou University, Yonsei University and University of Hawaii at Manoa
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Languages, tax avoidance, future time reference, linguistic relativity principle, informal institutions, cross-country studies

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The Role of Financial Reporting Quality in Private Placements

2020 AAA annual meeting, 2020 FMA annual meeting, and 2021 MIT Asia conference
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 26 May 2022
Agnes Cheng, Jiajia Fu, Zhi LI and Jing Xie
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) (Formerly University of Texas-Pan American), Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance
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Private investments in public equity, financial reporting quality, cost of equity capital, financial contracting, agency cost

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Private communication and management forecasts: Evidence from corporate site visit

Corporate Governance: An International Review (forthcoming)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 28 Mar 2022
Xiaoqi Chen, Agnes Cheng, Jing Xie and Haoyi Yang
Xiamen University, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance and Nanjing University
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Corporate site visits; management forecasts; managerial learning; forecast accuracy

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Signaling Before the Deadline: Management Earnings Forecasts before the Performance Shares Award Evaluation Date

2020 Canadian Academic Accounting Association Annual Conference, the 2020 American Accounting Association Annual Conference
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 28 Mar 2022
Jing Xie, Agnes Cheng and Lingyi Zheng
Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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Management earnings forecast; performance-based equity award; price-based performance metrics

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Operating Cash Flow Opacity and Stock Price Crash Risk

Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 05 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2022
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Western Washington University - Department of AccountingWestern Washington University and University of Washington, TacomaUniversity of Washington Tacoma
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OCF opacity; OCF management; accruals opacity; stock price crash risk

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Market Feedback Effect on CEO Pay: Evidence from Peers’ Say-on-Pay Voting Failures

the 2019 Annual Congress of European Accounting Association (EAA), the 2019 International Conference in Accounting, Finance, Economics and Law, the 2020 Canadian Academic Accounting Association (CAAA) Annual Conference
Number of pages: 61
Agnes Cheng, Iftekhar Hasan, Feng Tang and Jing Xie
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Fordham University, University of Macau and Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance
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Feedback Effect; Learning from Prices; Say-on-pay Vote; Executive Compensation; Spillover Effect; Shareholder Activism

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Noise and Deficiency of the Implied Cost of Capital as an Expected Return Proxy

Posted: 03 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2022
Agnes Cheng and Jing Fang
Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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Implied cost of capital, Expected return, Noise, Bias

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Size, Efficiency, and Return

Posted: 03 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2021
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Faculty of Business

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Size, Stock pricing efficiency, Realized return, Expected return, January effect

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The Level of Greenwashing and Cost of Equity Capital

Posted: 25 Mar 2021
Saint Mary's UniversityHong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean and Brock University - Accounting

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Greenwashing; cost of capital; selective disclosure

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Does Court Stringency Affect Restatement Decisions?

Posted: 04 Sep 2020
Agnes Cheng, Henry He Huang, Zhen Lei and Haitian Lu
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Yeshiva University - Sy Syms School of Business, Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance and Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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Private Securities Litigation, Pleading Standard, Accounting Misreporting, Restatement

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Does the Market Overweight Imprecise Information?: Evidence from Customer Earnings Announcements

Review of Accounting Studies, Forthcoming
Posted: 15 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 12 May 2014
Agnes Cheng and John Daniel Eshleman
Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Rutgers - Camden

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Mispricing, Price Discovery, Information Transfers, Supply Chain

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Income Classification Shifting and Mispricing of Core Earnings

Posted: 13 Jun 2013
Elio Alfonso, Agnes Cheng and Shanshan Pan
Florida International University, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge - Department of Accounting

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The Impact of SOX on the Value Relevance of Earnings, Book Value, And ‘Other Information’*

Posted: 24 Nov 2009
Texas A&M International University, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business

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Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Value-Relevance, Other Information

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Do Core and Non-Core Cash Flows from Operations Persist Differentially in Predicting Future Cash Flows?

Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Forthcoming
Posted: 19 Aug 2007
Agnes Cheng and Dana Hollie
Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge - Department of Accounting

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Cash Flows, Cash Flow Prediction, Core Cash Flows, Cash Flow Variability

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Evidence of the Abnormal Accrual Anomaly Incremental to Operating Cash Flows

Accounting Review, Vol. 81, October 2006
Posted: 25 Apr 2006
Agnes Cheng and Wayne B. Thomas
Hong Kong Polytechnic University and University of Oklahoma

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Abnormal Accruals, Market Mispricing, Operating Cash Flows-to-Price Ratio, Value-Glamour Anomaly

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The Valuation Accuracy of the Price-Earnings and Price-Book Benchmark Valuation Methods

Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Vol. 15, No. 4, pp. 349-370, December 2000
Posted: 25 Jul 2003
Agnes Cheng and Ray McNamara
Hong Kong Polytechnic University and James Cook University, College of Business Law & Governance

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The Allocation Decision on Research and Advertising Spending by Small and Large Firms - an Illustration of Four Industries

Posted: 25 Nov 1996
Agnes Cheng, Cynthia Jackson and Angela Hwang
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business and University of Houston

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Operating Leases and the Market's Assessment of Equity Risk: Evidence from the Adoption of Asc 842

Agnes Cheng, Yuedan Geng and Sha Zhao
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Harbin Institute of Technology - School of Management and Oakland University - Department of Accounting and Finance

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Operating Leases, Equity Risk, ASC 842