Charles (Chad) Ham

Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School

One Brookings Drive

Campus Box 1133

St. Louis, MO 63130-4899

United States

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Narcissism Is a Bad Sign: CEO Signature Size, Investment, and Performance

UNC Kenan-Flagler Research Paper No. 2013-1
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 10 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2020
Charles (Chad) Ham, Nicholas Seybert and Sean Wang
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, University of Maryland - Department of Accounting & Information Assurance and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Accounting Department
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CEO narcissism, signature size, firm investment, firm performance, CEO compensation

Narcissism Is a Bad Sign: CEO Signature Size, Investment, and Performance

Review of Accounting Studies, Forthcoming
Posted: 30 Aug 2017
Charles (Chad) Ham, Nicholas Seybert and Sean Wang
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, University of Maryland - Department of Accounting & Information Assurance and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Accounting Department

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CEO narcissism, signature size, firm investment, firm performance, CEO compensation

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CFO Narcissism and Financial Reporting Quality

Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming, Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 2581157
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 21 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2017
Charles (Chad) Ham, Mark H. Lang, Nicholas Seybert and Sean Wang
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of Maryland - Department of Accounting & Information Assurance and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Accounting Department
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CFO, CEO, narcissism, financial reporting, earnings management

CFO Narcissism and Financial Reporting Quality

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 55, No. 5, 2017
Posted: 12 Mar 2018
Charles (Chad) Ham, Mark H. Lang, Nicholas Seybert and Sean Wang
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of Maryland - Department of Accounting & Information Assurance and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Accounting Department

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financial reporting quality; narcissism; CFO; CEO; executives; accruals; real earnings management; internal controls; restatements; conservatism

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Auditor Skill Demands and Audit Quality: Evidence from Job Postings

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 06 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2022
Charles (Chad) Ham, Rebecca N. Hann, MaryJane Rabier and Wenfeng Wang
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, Washington University in St. Louis and City University of Hong Kong
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Do Dividends Convey Information About Future Earnings?

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 21 May 2018 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2019
Charles (Chad) Ham, Zachary Kaplan and Mark T. Leary
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and Washington University in St. Louis - Olin Business School
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Dividends, Earnings Expectations, Payout Policy

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Do Analysts Say Anything About Earnings Without Revising Their Earnings Forecasts?

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 08 Feb 2016
Philip G. Berger, Charles (Chad) Ham and Zachary Kaplan
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
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sell-side analysts, analyst incentives, earnings forecasts, forecast bias

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Attention to Dividends, Inattention to Earnings?

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 19 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 26 May 2021
Charles (Chad) Ham, Zachary Kaplan and Steven Utke
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and University of Connecticut - Department of Accounting
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dividends, information environment, earnings announcements, earnings management

Attention to Dividends, Inattention to Earnings?

Review of Accounting Studies, forthcoming
Posted: 07 Sep 2021
Charles (Chad) Ham, Zachary Kaplan and Steven Utke
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and University of Connecticut - Department of Accounting

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Dividends, Information environment, Earnings announcements, Earnings management

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Legal Expertise and the Role of Litigation Risk in Firms’ Conservatism Choices

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 02 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2021
Purdue University - Department of Accounting, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and Purdue University - Krannert School of Management
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Conservatism, Legal Expertise, Litigation Risk, General Counsel

Rationalizing Forecast Inefficiency

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 28 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2021
Charles (Chad) Ham, Zachary Kaplan and Zawadi Lemayian
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and Washington University in St. Louis
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sell-side analysts, forecast bias, forecast horizon, analyst forecasts

Rationalizing Forecast Inefficiency

Review of Accounting Studies, Forthcoming
Posted: 08 Jul 2021
Charles (Chad) Ham, Zachary Kaplan and Zawadi Lemayian
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and Washington University in St. Louis

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sell-side analysts, forecast bias, forecast horizon, analyst forecasts

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Dividend levels (not changes) signal future earnings

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 10 May 2022
Charles (Chad) Ham and Zachary Kaplan
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
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dividends, information environment, signaling, earnings

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The Association Between Corporate General Counsel and Firm Credit Risk

Journal of Accounting and Economics, 61: 274 - 293.
Posted: 09 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2016
Charles (Chad) Ham and Kevin Koharki
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and Purdue University

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credit risk; credit rating agency; general counsel