Mary Ellen Carter

Boston College - Department of Accounting

Carroll School of Management

140 Commonwealth Avenue

Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

United States

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Scholarly Papers (23)

1.

Institutional Investor Preferences for Corporate Governance Mechanisms

Journal of Management Accounting Research, Vol. 26, No. 2, 2014
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 12 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2015
Brian J. Bushee, Mary Ellen Carter and Joseph J. Gerakos
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Boston College - Department of Accounting and Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College
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Corporate Governance, Institutional Investors, Board of Directors

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The Incentives of Compensation Consultants and CEO Pay

Journal of Accounting and Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 13 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2009
Brian D. Cadman, Mary Ellen Carter and Stephen A. Hillegeist
University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business, Boston College - Department of Accounting and Arizona State University (ASU) - W. P. Carey School of Business, School of Accountancy
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Executive Compensation, Compensation Consultants

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Shareholder Remuneration Votes and CEO Compensation Design

AAA 2008 MAS Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 31 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2009
Mary Ellen Carter and Valentina L. Zamora
Boston College - Department of Accounting and Seattle University - Albers School of Business and Economics
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executive compensation, shareholder vote

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Compensation Peer Groups and Their Relation with CEO Pay

Journal of Management Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2013
Brian D. Cadman and Mary Ellen Carter
University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business and Boston College - Department of Accounting
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Executive compensation, peer groups, labor markets

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Executive Gender Pay Gaps: The Roles of Female Risk Aversion and Board Representation

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 02 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2017
Mary Ellen Carter, Francesca Franco and Mireia Gine
Boston College - Department of Accounting, London Business School and IESE Business School, University of Navarra
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Female executive pay; risk aversion; board diversity; corporate governance

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Premium Pay for Executive Talent: An Empirical Analysis

AAA 2011 Management Accounting Section (MAS) Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2010
Mary Ellen Carter, Francesca Franco and A. Irem Tuna
Boston College - Department of Accounting, London Business School and London Business School
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Executive Talent, Compensation, Incentives

Explicit Relative Performance Evaluation in Performance-Vested Equity Grants

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 18 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2011
Boston College - Department of Accounting, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and University of Colorado at Boulder - Leeds School of Business
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Executive compensation, relative performance evaluation, equity grants

Explicit Relative Performance Evaluation in Performance-Vested Equity Grants

Review of Accounting Studies, Vol. 14, No. 2-3, 2009
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 24 Jan 2009
Boston College - Department of Accounting, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and University of Colorado at Boulder - Leeds School of Business
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Compensation, equity incentives, relative performance, corporate governance

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Changes in Bonus Contracts in the Post-Sarbanes-Oxley Era

Review of Accounting Studies, Vol. 14, No. 4, 2009
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 21 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2009
Mary Ellen Carter, Luann J. Lynch and Sarah L. C. Zechman
Boston College - Department of Accounting, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Colorado at Boulder - Leeds School of Business
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Executive compensation, bonuses, Sarbanes-Oxley

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The Economics of Restricted Stock and the Section 83(B) Election

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 02 Mar 2010
Jennifer Blouin and Mary Ellen Carter
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Boston College - Department of Accounting
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tax, incentives, compensation, restricted stock

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The Participation Constraint and CEO Equity Grants

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2018
Brian D. Cadman, Mary Ellen Carter and Xiaoxia Peng
University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business, Boston College - Department of Accounting and University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business
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Peer Groups, Equity Compensation, Labor Markets

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Are CEOS Paid Extra for Riskier Pay Packages?

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 13 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2018
Boston University Questrom School of Business, Boston College, Carroll School of Management, Boston College - Department of Accounting and Pennsylvania State University
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Contract Theory, Moral Hazard, Participation Constraint, Risk Aversion, Incentive Lab, Realized Variance, ARCH, Skewness

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Payday Before Mayday: CEO Compensation Contracting for Distressed Firms

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 31 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2018
Mary Ellen Carter, Edith S. Hotchkiss and Mahdi Mohseni
Boston College - Department of Accounting, Boston College - Carroll School of Management and Texas A&M University - Department of Finance
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Financial Distress, CEO Compensation, Contracting, Default, Creditors

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Court Intervention as a Governance Mechanism Over CEO Pay: Evidence from the Citigroup Derivative Lawsuit

European Accounting Review Forthcoming, Boston U. School of Management Research Paper No. 2410212
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 21 May 2014
Ana M. Albuquerque, Mary Ellen Carter and Luann J. Lynch
Boston University Questrom School of Business, Boston College - Department of Accounting and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
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litigation, court intervention, executive compensation, investor protection, waste claim, Delaware, chancery court, corporate governance

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Matching Premiums in the Executive Labor Market

The Accounting Review, Forthcoming, https://doi.org/10.2308/accr-52393
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 11 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2019
Mary Ellen Carter, Francesca Franco and A. Irem Tuna
Boston College - Department of Accounting, London Business School and London Business School
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Executive Compensation, Human Capital, Pay Premiums, Executive Labor Market, Matching

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The Effect of Supplier Industry Competition on Pay-for-Performance Incentive Intensity

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 18 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2019
Mary Ellen Carter, Jen Choi and Karen Sedatole
Boston College - Department of Accounting, Goizueta Business School and Goizueta Business School
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industry competition, executive compensation, pay-for-performance incentives

Executive Compensation Restrictions: Do They Restrict Firms’ Willingness to Participate in TARP?

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 39, Issue 7‐8, pp. 997-1027, 2012
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 Oct 2012
Brian D. Cadman, Mary Ellen Carter and Luann J. Lynch
University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business, Boston College - Department of Accounting and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
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Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), financial institutions, executive compensation

Executive Compensation Restrictions: Do they Restrict Firms’ Willingness to Participate in TARP?

Cadman, B., Carter, M. E. and Lynch, L. J. (2012), Executive Compensation Restrictions: Do They Restrict Firms’ Willingness to Participate in TARP?. Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Forthcoming
Posted: 19 May 2010 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2012
Brian D. Cadman, Mary Ellen Carter and Luann J. Lynch
University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business, Boston College - Department of Accounting and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business

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Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), financial institutions, executive compensation

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The Role of Accounting in the Design of CEO Equity Compensation

Accounting Review, March 2007
Posted: 20 Sep 2006
Mary Ellen Carter, Luann J. Lynch and A. Irem Tuna
Boston College - Department of Accounting, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and London Business School

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executive compensation, financial reporting

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Sink or Swim? Firms' Responses to Underwater Options

Journal of Management Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 08 Oct 2003
Sudhakar V. Balachandran, Mary Ellen Carter and Luann J. Lynch
University of Illinois at Chicago, Boston College - Department of Accounting and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business

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Executive compensation, stock options

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The Effect of Stock Option Repricing on Employee Turnover

Journal of Accounting & Economics, Vol. 37, No. 1, pp. 91-112, February 2004
Posted: 01 Aug 2003
Mary Ellen Carter and Luann J. Lynch
Boston College - Department of Accounting and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business

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Executive Compensation, Stock Option Repricing, Employee Turnover, Employee Retention

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The Consequences of the Fasb's 1998 Proposal on Accounting for Stock Option Repricing

Journal of Accounting and Economics, Vol. 35, No. 1, pp. 51-72, April 2003
Posted: 02 Dec 2002
Mary Ellen Carter and Luann J. Lynch
Boston College - Department of Accounting and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business

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Executive Compensation, Accounting Standards, Accounting Choice, Stock Option Repricing

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An Examination of Executive Stock Option Repricing

Journal of Financial Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 05 Mar 2001
Mary Ellen Carter and Luann J. Lynch
Boston College - Department of Accounting and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business

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Repricing; Executive compensation; Stock options

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The Effect of Accounting on Economic Behavior: Evidence from Stock Option Repricing

Posted: 06 Dec 1999
Mary Ellen Carter and Luann J. Lynch
Boston College - Department of Accounting and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business

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The Relevance of Form 8-K Reports

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol 37, No 1, Spring 1999
Posted: 05 Dec 1999
Mary Ellen Carter and Billy S. Soo
Boston College - Department of Accounting and Boston College

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