Wallace N. Davidson

Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance

Professor

Mail Code 4626

Carbondale, IL 62901-4626

United States

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Scholarly Papers (34)

Earnings Management and Corporate Governance: The Roles of the Board and the Audit Committee

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 22 Mar 2002
Biao Xie, Wallace N. Davidson and Peter J. DaDalt
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance and Susquehanna University
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corporate governance, earnings management, boards of directors, board committees

Earnings Management and Corporate Governance: The Roles of the Board and the Audit Committee

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Posted: 30 Apr 2002
Biao Xie, Wallace N. Davidson and Peter J. DaDalt
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance and Susquehanna University

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corporate governance, earnings management, boards of directors, board committees

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Causes and Consequences of Audit Shopping: An Analysis of Auditor Opinions, Earnings Management, and Auditor Changes

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Sep 2004
Wallace N. Davidson, Pornsit Jiraporn and Peter J. DaDalt
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance, Pennsylvania State University - School of Graduate Professional Studies (SGPS) and Susquehanna University
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Auditor changes, auditor choice, audit quality, earnings management

Corporate Governance, Shareholder Rights and Firm Diversification: An Empirical Analysis

Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 30, No. 3, 2006
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 11 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2008
Pornsit Jiraporn, Young Sang Kim, Wallace N. Davidson and Manohar Singh
Pennsylvania State University - School of Graduate Professional Studies (SGPS), Northern Kentucky University - Haile/US Bank College of Business, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance and Willamette University - Atkinson Graduate School of Management
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Diversification, corporate governance, shareholder rights

Corporate Governance, Shareholder Rights and Firm Diversification: An Empirical Analysis

Journal of Banking and Finance, Forthcoming
Posted: 01 Sep 2005
Pornsit Jiraporn, Young Sang Kim, Wallace N. Davidson and Manohar Singh
Pennsylvania State University - School of Graduate Professional Studies (SGPS), Northern Kentucky University - Haile/US Bank College of Business, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance and Willamette University - Atkinson Graduate School of Management

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Diversification, corporate governance, shareholder rights

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The Relation between Stakeholder Management, Firm Value, and CEO Compensation: A Test of Enlightened Value Maximization

Financial Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 08 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2014
Bradley W. Benson and Wallace N. Davidson
Ball State University - Department of Finance and Insurance and Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance
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Corporate Social Responsibility, Executive Compensation, Firm Value, Stakeholder Theory

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Deviations from Expected Stakeholder Management, Firm Value, and Corporate Governance

Forthcoming Financial Management
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 31 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2014
Bradley W. Benson, Wallace N. Davidson, Hongxia Wang and Dan L. Worrell
Ball State University - Department of Finance and Insurance, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance, Ashland University and Sam Walton College of Business
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Corporate Governance, Corporate Social Responsibility, Enlightened Value Maximization, Institutional Ownership, Firm Value, Managerial Ownership Incentives, Stakeholder Theory

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Reexamining the Managerial Ownership Effect on Firm Value

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 15, pp. 573-586, 2009
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 28 May 2010
Bradley W. Benson and Wallace N. Davidson
Ball State University - Department of Finance and Insurance and Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance
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Executive Compensation, Managerial Ownership, Firm Value

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CEO Compensation, Shareholder Rights, and Corporate Governance: An Empirical Investigation

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 Jul 2006
Pornsit Jiraporn, Young Sang Kim and Wallace N. Davidson
Pennsylvania State University - School of Graduate Professional Studies (SGPS), Northern Kentucky University - Haile/US Bank College of Business and Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance
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Compenation, Shareholder Rights, Corporate Governance

Earnings Management Following Duality-Creating Successions: Ethnostatistics, Impression Management and Agency Theory

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 Oct 2009
Wallace N. Davidson, Pornsit Jiraporn, Young Sang Kim and Carol Nemec
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance, Pennsylvania State University - School of Graduate Professional Studies (SGPS), Northern Kentucky University - Haile/US Bank College of Business and Southern Oregon University - School of Business
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Earnings mangement, CEO duality, Impression management

Earnings Management Following Duality-Creating Successions: Ethnostatistics, Impression Management and Agency Theory

Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 47, April 2004
Posted: 16 Feb 2005
Wallace N. Davidson, Pornsit Jiraporn, Young Sang Kim and Carol Nemec
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance, Pennsylvania State University - School of Graduate Professional Studies (SGPS), Northern Kentucky University - Haile/US Bank College of Business and Southern Oregon University - School of Business

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Earnings management, duality, agency theory

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Endogeneity in Financial Performance and Board Composition: The Case of Closed-End Funds

University of Nebraska at Omaha Working Paper
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Mar 2003
Wei Rowe and Wallace N. Davidson
University of Nebraska at Omaha and Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance
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The Impact of CEO Turnover on Firm Performance around Interim Successions

Journal of Management and Governance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 15 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2012
Vincent Intintoli, Andrew (Jianzhong) Zhang and Wallace N. Davidson
Clemson University, Department of Finance, University of Nevada, Las Vegas - Department of Finance and Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance
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CEO turnover, interim successor, succession planning

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Multiple Directorships and Corporate Diversification

Journal of Empirical Finance, Vol 15, pp. 418-435, 2008
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 12 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2011
Pornsit Jiraporn, Young Sang Kim and Wallace N. Davidson
Pennsylvania State University - School of Graduate Professional Studies (SGPS), Northern Kentucky University - Haile/US Bank College of Business and Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance
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Diversification, Multiple directorships, Agency theory, Board appointments

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Too Busy to Show Up? An Analysis of Directors' Absences

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2008
Pornsit Jiraporn, Wallace N. Davidson, Yixi Ning and Peter J. DaDalt
Pennsylvania State University - School of Graduate Professional Studies (SGPS), Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance, University of Houston - Victoria - School of Business Administration and Susquehanna University
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multiple directorships, meeting attendance, corporate governance, busy directors

Equity-Based Incentives, Risk Aversion, and Merger-Related Risk-Taking Behavior

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 28 May 2010 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2011
Bradley W. Benson, Jung Chul Park and Wallace N. Davidson
Ball State University - Department of Finance and Insurance, University of South Florida and Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance
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Managerial incentives, Mergers and acquisitions, Risk aversion, Risk taking

Equity‐Based Incentives, Risk Aversion, and Merger‐Related Risk‐Taking Behavior

Financial Review, Vol. 49, Issue 1, pp. 117-148, 2014
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Jan 2014
Bradley W. Benson, Jung Chul Park and Wallace N. Davidson
Ball State University - Department of Finance and Insurance, University of South Florida and Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance
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managerial incentives, mergers and acquisitions, risk aversion, risk taking

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CEO Compensation Structure Following Succession: Evidence of Optimal Incentives with Career Concerns

Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Vol. 49, pp. 1389-1409, 2009
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 28 May 2010
Eahab M. Elsaid, Wallace N. Davidson and Bradley W. Benson
University of Windsor, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance and Ball State University - Department of Finance and Insurance
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Optimal Incentives, Career Concerns, CEO, compensation, succession

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Successor CEO Functional and Education Background: Performance Antecedents and Consequences

Midwest Finance Association 2013 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 19 May 2011 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2013
Eahab M. Elsaid, Bradley W. Benson and Wallace N. Davidson
University of Windsor, Ball State University - Department of Finance and Insurance and Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance
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CEO Succession, CEO functional background, CEO Educational background

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Does Optimal Corporate Board Size Exist? An Empirical Analysis

Journal of Applied Finance (Formerly Financial Practice and Education), Vol. 20, No. 2, 2010
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 24 Nov 2015
Yixi Ning, Wallace N. Davidson and Jifu Wang
University of Houston - Victoria - School of Business Administration, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance and University of Houston - Victoria
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Regulation, Shareholder Rights, and Corporate Governance: An Empirical Note

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Aug 2008
Pornsit Jiraporn and Wallace N. Davidson
Pennsylvania State University - School of Graduate Professional Studies (SGPS) and Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance
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shareholder rights, corporate governance, regulation

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Boards, Audit Committees, Earnings Management and Shareholder Returns in MBO's

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 13 Jul 2011
Wallace N. Davidson, Pornsit Jiraporn, Yixi Ning and Ahmed Sakr
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance, Pennsylvania State University - School of Graduate Professional Studies (SGPS), University of Houston - Victoria - School of Business Administration and Independent
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MBO, earnings management, agency costs, agency theory, LBO

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Do Busy Directors and CEOs Shirk Their Responsibilities? Evidence from Mergers and Acquisitions

Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 21 Aug 2014
Bradley W. Benson, Wallace N. Davidson, Travis Davidson and Hongxia Wang
Ball State University - Department of Finance and Insurance, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance, Ohio University - Department of Finance and Ashland University
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Multiple directorships, Merger and acquisition, Acquirer busy CEO, Target busy CEO

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How Does Delaware Incorporation Affect the Board of Directors?

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 29 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2012
Pornsit Jiraporn, Wallace N. Davidson and Pandej Chintrakarn
Pennsylvania State University - School of Graduate Professional Studies (SGPS), Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance and Mahidol University International College (MUIC)
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Delaware, incorporation, agency theory, agency costs, board of directors

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Financing a Loss

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2015
Wallace N. Davidson, Eahab M. Elsaid and David A. Rakowski
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance, University of Windsor and University of Texas at Arlington
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loss, cash flow, capital structure, dividend policy, working capital management

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MBO Withdrawals and Determinants of Stockholders’ Wealth

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 25 Sep 2011
Pornsit Jiraporn, Wallace N. Davidson and Hong Qian
Pennsylvania State University - School of Graduate Professional Studies (SGPS), Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance and Oakland University - Department of Accounting and Finance
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MBO, LBO, management buyouts, leveraged buyouts, corporate governance, ownership, agency theory, agency costs, agency problems

IPO Placement Risk and the Number of Co-Managers

The Financial Review, Vol. 41, No. 3, pp. 405-418, August 2006
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 20 Nov 2006
Wallace N. Davidson, Biao Xie and Weihong Xu
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance and State University of New York (SUNY) - Accounting & Law
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IPO Placement Risk and the Number of Co-Managers

Financial Review, Vol. 41, No. 3, August 2006
Posted: 18 May 2006
Wallace N. Davidson, Biao Xie and Weihong Xu
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance and State University of New York (SUNY) - Accounting & Law

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initial public offering, placement risk, co-manager, underwriter, pre-market, book building

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Earnings Management Surrounding New Debt Issues

Financial Review, Vol. 45, Issue 3, pp. 659-681, August 2010
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 13 Jul 2010
Yixin Liu, Yixi Ning and Wallace N. Davidson
University of New Hampshire, University of Houston - Victoria - School of Business Administration and Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance
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Board Composition After Mergers: Does It Matter to Target Shareholders?

Journal of Empirical Finance, Vol. 17, 2010
Posted: 07 Oct 2018
Hongxia Wang, Ahmed Sakr, Yixi Ning and Wallace N. Davidson
Ashland University, Independent, University of Houston - Victoria - School of Business Administration and Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance

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Board of Directors, Mergers and Acquisitions, Non-Perfect Agents, Shareholder Wealth

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The Variability of Board Size Determinants: An Empirical Analysis

Posted: 07 Oct 2018
Yixi Ning, Wallace N. Davidson and Ke Zhong
University of Houston - Victoria - School of Business Administration, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance and University of Texas at Tyler - College of Business & Technology

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Board of Directors, Board Size, Corporate Governance

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Value Relevance of Multinationality: Evidence from Korean Firms

Journal of International Financial Management & Accounting, Vol. 26, Issue 2, pp. 111-149, 2015
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Apr 2015
Sangno Lee, Minho Kim and Wallace N. Davidson
Chonbuk National University - College of Business Administration, Chonbuk National University - College of Business Administration and Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance
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Market Reaction to Voluntary Announcements of Audit Committee Appointments: The Effect of Financial Expertise

Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Forthcoming
Posted: 08 Jul 2004
Wallace N. Davidson, Biao Xie and Weihong Xu
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance and State University of New York (SUNY) - Accounting & Law

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Audit committee, Financial expertise

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Competition for Board Seats Following Stock-for-Stock Mergers

Journal of Financial Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 29 Jul 2003
Wallace N. Davidson, Sameh Sakr and Yixi Ning
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance, Arab Academy for Science and Technology and University of Houston - Victoria - School of Business Administration

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Fund Manager Succession in Closed-End Mutual Funds

Financial Review, August 2000
Posted: 08 Feb 2001
Wei Rowe and Wallace N. Davidson
University of Nebraska at Omaha and Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance

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Signaling with Convertible Debt

JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL AND QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS, September 1995
Posted: 22 Oct 2000
Wallace N. Davidson, John L. Glascock and Thomas V. Schwartz
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance, University of Connecticut - School of Business - Center for Real Estate and Urban Economic Studies and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Filter Tests in NASDAQ Stocks

Financial Review, February 1999
Posted: 30 Dec 1998
Andrew Szakmary, Wallace N. Davidson and Thomas V. Schwarz
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance and Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

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Golden Parachutes, Board and Committee Composition, and Shareholder Wealth

Financial Review, November 1998
Posted: 16 Oct 1998
Wallace N. Davidson, Theodore Pilger and Andrew Szakmary
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

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The Board of Director's and Prior Audit Opinion's Influence on the Stock Market Reaction to Announced Auditor Changes: An Agency Cost Perspective

Posted: 25 Feb 1998
Wallace N. Davidson and Donald Gribbin
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance and Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Accountancy

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